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Cup, Lake Townsend YC,
New Season-Ender for Canadian Wayfarers Oct. 2-3 at TSCC
Prepare for 2022: John Gronan of Parallel 45 Marine invites you
From: John Gronan [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Friday, September 17, 2021 12:21 PM
Subject: Wayfarer/Wanderer Boats & Parts
I hope that you have enjoyed the summer sailing season! I am organizing the last container of the year for boats and parts from Hartley Boats in the U.K. more here
Wierdsmas Edge Team Chich in breezy Peterborough Series
2021.09.17 Wayfarers dominated an eight-boat fleet at the Peterborough SC Regatta Saturday 11 September with Rob and Sam Wierdsma (above right) pulling out the series win with victory in the 5th and final race in warm and windy weather. Second album now posted. More here.
.Maine Rally Coverage Underway
2021.09.04 Coverage of this year's Rally - Hermit Island, Maine August 14-21 - is under way. Our coverage now has three lovely albums courtesy of Tom Graefe, Frans van Zeeland and Uwe Heine/Nancy Collins. Check here.
(2021.07.24) KISS Your Dinghy - the KISS principle at its finest. Uncle Al's beautifully illustrated companion to The Wayfarer Book "keeps it simple" yet complete with the fruits of Al's 60+ years of all kinds of Wayfarer sailing. Spiral bound for easier reference.
Get your copy of the N.A. or the European editions here: To obtain the European edition, you pay Uncle Al via PayPal > Al sends your mailing info to Mike Porter who ships the books at the far less expensive Euro rate.
(2021.07.24) Updates updated on 24 July 2021. My latest printable updates on safety, self-rescue, halyards here.
(2020.10.29) From racing to reefing, The Wayfarer Book covers it all. A technical masterpiece fresh off the presses now in its 6th edition. Best value option is now ordering straight from the UKWA Store. Contact our Wayfarer Book Man, Bob Brown for further info.
Uncle Al's Archives Repair
I will keep you posted here as to my various categories of alphabetical progress:done as of 1 September 2021:
* 1 Sept 2021: Uncle Al's all-time favourite cruising experience revisited with larger images and more of them: Lost and Found and Fooling Around McGregor Bay, 1997
* Wayfarer to Labrador: Geoff Heath's famous 1981 log checked and ready to read
* to end of L.S.S.A.: Midwinters, GWB, Rock Hall, Mayor's Cup;
Wayfarers on Wamplers: Hughes-Nughes; Ontarios
* plus archives to end of North Bay 2006; N.A. Rallies 2009
|recently posted on the Whiffle Web:|
|26 September 2021: Clark Lake YC Regatta results & report now posted; seeds updated|
|17 September 2021: Peterborough SC Regatta coverage
now complete; seeds updated
|15 September 2021: log & albums of Allan & Heather Yates' North Channel West cruise posted|
|2 May 2021: changed thoughts for Uncle Al on halyards and luff wire|
|30 Aug 2020: KISS
Your Dinghy U.K.
edition is now
available - details here
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