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Tom Blackaller: Twenty-Four Years Ago

September 8th, 2013

It’s a fitting coincidence that on September 7, exactly 24 years after the death of San Francisco Bay sailing icon Tom Blackaller, the 34th America’s Cup began. Blackaller was the first renowned sailor since legendary yacht designer Nathanael Herreshoff to embrace multihulls. Always colorful, sometimes controversial, Blackaller was also a visionary. Twenty-five years ago, he


EIGHT BELLS: Dick Newick

September 2nd, 2013

Dick Newick, the legendary designer of multihulls, and the most admired probably, sailed bound for the Fiddler’s Green on the


EIGHT BELLS: John A. Garau

August 27th, 2013

On Thursday August 23rd, 2013 we lost our father and our community lost one of its most unique characters and


Eight Bells: “Ted” Hood

June 30th, 2013

Frederick Emmart “Ted” Hood, 86, of Portsmouth, Rhode Island, an internationally heralded yachtsman, sail maker, yacht designer and builder, died


EIGHT BELLS: Pat Eudy

June 23rd, 2013

Thursday afternoon (June 20), an airplane crash took the life of Pat Eudy, active owner and racer with his Melges


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EIGHT BELLS: Svend Svendsen

May 29th, 2013

After a courageous and dignified battle with cancer, Svend Svendsen passed over the bar quietly at home in Alameda, CA



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