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Eight Bells

October 24th, 2013

We are very sad to report from Port Washington, New York, the passing of a wonderful friend and sailor- Gould “Stretch” Ryder. Stretch is best known as the winch grinder for Ted Turner aboard Courageous for the 1977 Americas Cup defense against Australia (One). Stretch fought cancer for the past ten months and leaves behind

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