Monthly Archives: October 2013

Dock Talk

Ted Hood honored with Mel Barr Award

October 1st, 2013

The National Marine Representatives Association (NMRA) presented the Mel Barr Award posthumously to Ted Hood, internationally heralded yachtsman, sail maker, yacht designer and builder. The award, as reported on, recognizes an individual who has contributed to the improvement of the industry and is named in the memory of marine rep Mel Barr, one of

PHOTO: This is no way to die

October 1st, 2013

The sailing vessel, the “Star of Siam”, which departed from San Francisco Sept. 24th, and heading north to winter along

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