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  Sat 17 May: Lake Lansing SC  W/CL Regatta

last updated:
14 April 14 at 2311 hrs

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general information
the W Book  22  May 13
the W on video  22  May 13
the C.W.A.  9 March 14
the W.I.C.   24 March 14

CWA AGM 2013  24 Jan 13
the USWA SKIMMER  24 March 14

get W gear:  23 Dec 13
Wayfarer Market:  9 Apr 14
Events Calendar:    14 April 14
Wayfarer Links:  1 April  14
Weather:  8 Oct 02
Weekly Whiffle:  14 April 14
Uncle Al,
CWA web master

Wayfarer Institute:  16 Jan 14
:) PWC repellent (:  4 May 11
Wayfarer Book orders

N.A. Rallies 00 - 12:   25 Nov 12
Intern'l Rallies:  5 Dec 13
Intern'l Rally 2014:  18 Feb 14
Cruising Tips:   15 Jan 05
Logs:   18 March 14

2013 Worlds:   13 Jan 14
Latest Seeds6 Feb 14
Regatta Reports:
  28 Feb14
Storer Trophy:  7 Oct  13

W nostalgia

events nostalgia:  17 March 14
W's fondly recalled:  24 Nov 13
George Blanchard:  5 May  11
Hughes Nughes:  27 Nov 07
Past Worlds:  30 Dec 13
Archives:  31 Jan 02
W History in Brief:  29 Nov 00
DM 2002:  1 Nov 02

Raw Footage


(18 March 14) Canadian artist, Carolyn Riddell (W627) invites us to her Raw Footage exhibition (April 13 - July 6) and its opening reception (Sunday, April 13 | 1pm to 3pm) at the Gallery Stratford.

Geoff Heath slides from his amazing 1981 Wayfarer Labrador adventure now posted


Geoff Heath has kindly provided the slides from his 1981 Wayfarer cruise north from Nain into the Arctic wilderness of Labrador. Uncle Al has moreover managed to get side-tracked into scanning slides from the 1983 AGM where Geoff (above) presented the slides of his adventure.

Hartley Mark IV deal to be repeated:
NP BOATS is making the same offer that Hartley boats made in 2011. Free shipping! More here
Contact Marc Bennett

Trade up to a Hartley!
Nick needs good, used Ws to grow the FL Fleet.

Sent: April 03, 2014
Subject: W trade-ins
NP BOATS is looking for used Wayfarers to sell at the Eustis Sailing Club in Florida. So if you have a good old Wayfarer and are interested in a Mark IV, we will take your old boat in trade.
Contact Nick Seraphinoff

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The Wayfarer Book (5th ed.)
Bob Brown, our W Book man reports: .. a limited quantity of the new 5th ed books are here and available ... excellent additions including info on the new Mk4.. edge on improving your skills and knowledge of our beloved W .. great for club libraries or the individual. In Canada the price is $39.99 delivered. Please contact Bob Brown.

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Recently posted on the Whiffle Web:

19 March 14:    Geoff Heath's slides-enriched 1981 Wayfarer Labrador adventure now posted
17 March 14:  Nostalgia: 1983 AGM and Geoff Heath slide show revisited
Weekly Whiffle postponed til Tues 18 March
Conestoga postpones Warm Water to June 21-22 to remove June Bug conflict
28 Feb 14:  2014 Midwinters: W-related Geo. Washington Regatta pics pages posted
2014 Old Brown Dog Regatta Notice of Race posted
10 Feb 14:  2014 Midwinters: all pics pages posted
3 Jan 14:  2013 Worlds: pics posting done; summary of Richard Hartley seminar added

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