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  1. Some of my old sailing photos 2

    I don't remember that shot. I did the SORC on Gannet, a very interesting boat to say the least.
  2. Some of my old sailing photos 2

    I think Buddies medal was in the Dragon Class if I remember correctly.
  3. Older well known IOR Boats

    I did the 79 SORC on Sun Bird 5 as the only American aboard. Tom Curnow and his girlfriend Sam who was pregnant at the time were very good friends with my wife and I. Made it a very tough winter.
  4. Older well known IOR Boats

    +1 to what Flatbag said. None of us had much money back then but we had a lot of fun, what I can remember anyway.
  5. Older well known IOR Boats

    Plum Crazy looks a lot bigger than a 1/4 tonner.
  6. Older well known IOR Boats

    That can't be Tide, Tide had wire sheets!
  7. Older well known IOR Boats

    Al Van Meter was the second owner of Tide and I don't think the family still owns the boat. The last time I saw her was in Antigua many many years ago with a couple of French guys aboard. Who owns it now?
  8. Some of my old sailing photos 2

    Why would you ever change Intrepids name?
  9. Some of my old sailing photos 2

    FANG would have loved this thread, RIP.
  10. Older well known IOR Boats

    C28, Windward Passage was designed when racing was under the CCA rule not the IOR. Pay attention!
  11. B32's

    There is a B32 listed for sale in the Florida edition of the Sailboat Trader. It is a 94 called "Abbey Normal" . It has done well around S. Florida. It is listed for $49,995.