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RIP Jack O'Neill

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Wetsuit pioneer, “affable pirate,” and surf industry legend Jack O’Neill died on Friday, June 1, at age 94. His innovations helped make the ocean accessible surfers and the rest of us water tribers the world over.

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Nice video Proa.

 

Was that big expedition cat a sistership to Hobie Alters big trawler yacht like catamaran? Or was it this sailing cat?

 

Image result for Team O'Neil catamaran

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I met his daughter, Shawne Oniell, at the Calif Surf Sailors tour in the 80's.
I should have started making sails for her. The family could have moved into a new direction.

Oh well.

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I was hoping that 'Patch' the one eyed thorobred horse would win the Belmont Stakes in honor of Jack this afternoon.

 

Didn't happen, but third place was almost as good. Ride on Jack.

 

Image result for patch belmont

 

 

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2 hours ago, Geff said:

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Wetsuit pioneer, “affable pirate,” and surf industry legend Jack O’Neill died on Friday, June 1, at age 94. His innovations helped make the ocean accessible surfers and the rest of us water tribers the world over.

Who was the target market for this ad?

 

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