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next up for Wayfarers:
Oct. 28-30: HOT V Regatta, Greensboro, NC
last updated:
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general information
the W Book  22  May 13
KISS Your Dinghy  29 Apr 16
the W on video  22  May 13
the C.W.A.  1 July 16
the U.S.W.A.  11Oct 15

the W.I.C.   2 Dec 14
CWA AGM 2017  10 Dec 15
USWA SKIMMER  16 Sept 16

get W gear:  26 June 16
Wayfarer Market:  21 Oct 16
Events Calendar:   19 Oct 16
Wayfarer Links:  13 June 16
Weather:  8 Oct  02
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Wayfarer Institute:  26 June 16
:) PWC repellent (:  4 May 11

N.A. Rallies 00 - 16:  19 Oct 16
Intern'l Rallies:  19 Oct 16

Cruising Tips:   15 Jan 05
Logs:   12 Oct 16

2016 Worlds:  12 Oc
t 16
Latest Seeds26 Sept 16
Regatta Reports:  13 Oct 16
Storer Trophy:   29 Sept 16

W nostalgia
events nostalgia:  13 Oct 16
W's fondly recalled:  19 Sept 16
Hughes Nughes:  15 Jan 16
Past Worlds:  12 Oct
Archives:  18 Jan 16
W History in Brief:  29 Nov 00

Select group braves flawed forecast and gets a different yet fine Pumpkin Regatta at Fanshawe

(161003) Despite forecasts of cold, rainy howling winds, a few hardy sailors kept alive the almost 50-year-old Pumpkin Regatta tradition. In the event, Saturday brought a pleasant day's sailing in moderate winds (Mark Coile photo above) and only the occasional sprinkle. PRO John Kabel wisely grouped all centreboarders together in one start in each of four Saturday races in easterly winds of 5 to 10 knots or so. This year's event came to a very civilzed end when moribund winds showed no signs of coming back to life any time soon, and the RC blew off further racing by 10 AM which allowed us to pack up at a nice leisurely pace for what for most was the end of the 2016 sailing season. the three Wayfarers, Teams Pilling, Codd and Schonborn, were very well matched, both against each other and with small but capable fleets of Lasers and Y-Flyers. Both picture albums and updated results are already posted. Report to follow shortly.

Wayfarer Youngsters Light Up Fall Regatta

Sarah McCreedy (9) in fine form steering W1389 Gliondar.
(160930) A passel of young Wayfarer sailors were the stars of the show Sept. 24-25 at the Clark Lake Yacht Club's annual Fall Regatta, adding to the bright, warm sunshine we were blessed with throughout the very enjoyable weekend. In addition to a sparkling performance of 1-1-1-1-2 in the five-race series by Wayfarer champions, Marc Bennett and Julie Seraphinoff of East Lansing, Michigan, there was another Wayfarer win: with ten teams, Wayfarers were the biggest fleet in the multi-class regatta. Wonderful report already available courtesy of Rick Belcher, the guiding light behind  Results and all albums posted.
Julie and Marc, the 2016 Wayfarer winners at Clark Lake

David & Anne Pugh hold big lead for Storer Trophy

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Bob Stevenson video gem emerges from Uncle Al's email limbo

W613 revisited

KISS Your Dinghy

(160429) Uncle Al's answer to The Wayfarer Book has arrived. Printing has been done in full colour and the book look pretty darn nice. Spiral bound for easier use as a reference book. More here.

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recently posted on the Whiffle Web:

19 Oct 2016: WISP 2017 International Rally taking shape
13 Oct 2016: North Americans: W and TBYC get section front page in
Iosco County News-Herald and Oscoda Press
11 Oct 2016: Cayo Costa Rally 2016: last album posted
30 Sept 2016: Clark Lake: all albums posted
22 Sept 2016: Killbear: all albums posted at last
20 Sept 2016: Storer Trophy: latest updated results posted
19 Sept 2016: W/CL Regatta: coverage well underway with results & pics
16 Sept 2016: North Americans: report and first four albums posted
26 August 2016: Ontarios: Al's four albums posted
16 August 2016: C Nats: results and awards pics posted
29 July 2016: Worlds: reports and all results posted
28 July 2016: North Bay: all results and pics posted
28 June 2016: Rock Hall results and pics posted
27 June 2016: Warm Water coverage completed
15 June 2016: first version of totally revamped events nostalgia now posted
13 June 2016: Chesapeake Cruise pics posting completed
12 June 2016: Mayor's Cup coverage begun
Bayview One-Design coverage completed
8 April 2016:  HOT V is a go for 2016 - more here

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