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last updated:
7 Oct 15 at 1224 hrs
late-breaking Wayfarer news
from Canada and abroad:

Four hardy teams brave cool, windy Pumpkin

(l to r) Wayfarer Most Improved: Marc Verreault, Brian Hurst,
Steph Romaniuk, Steve and Barb Graff
(151006, Romaniuk News Bureau) After Saturday's Pumpkin racing was wiped out by extreme winds, four Wayfarer teams sailed four Sunday races under gray skies in more moderate winds. More here. Many thanks to Steph Romaniuk for his prompt and most enjoyable report.

First Open Win for Wierdsmas
as Rob and Daniel take breezy Moe Fraser

Congratulations to Rob Wierdsma and son, Daniel, (above) who won their first-ever open Wayfarer event, the Moe Fraser Long Distance Race, on a breezy Sun 27 Sept. More here. Many thanks to Marg Duncan for her prompt and most enjoyable report.

Close win for Uncle Al and Shannon Donkin
at lively Clark Lake Regatta

Uncle Al and Shannon looking good on Clark Lake.
(photo courtesy Rick Belcher of the Clark Lake Spirit Foundation)

(151003) Cool weather for the Clark Lake Fall Regatta Sept 19-20 near Jackson, Michigan. Windy Saturday, light and patchy Sunday, two races each day. More here. Two albums posted.

Disaster avoidance spells victory for
Van Kampens at Mississauga SC

(150913) Consistency and keeping their boat upright in cool shifty breezes were the key to success as the 3rd-seeded team of Leo Van Kampen and his wife, Joanne, sailed to a convincing win, their first in a big Wayfarer regatta. Anne Pugh report, complete results and Gord Leachman photos here.

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the W Book  22  May 13
KISS Your Dinghy  17 Sept 15
the W on video  22  May 13
the C.W.A.  6 Sept 15
the W.I.C.   2 Dec 14
CWA AGM 2013  24 Jan 13
USWA SKIMMER  25 June 15

get W gear:  24 Nov 14
Wayfarer Market:  2 Oct 15
Events Calendar:    24 Sept 15
Wayfarer Links:  8 Oct 14
Weather:  8 Oct  02
Weekly Whiffle:   11 Mayl 15
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Wayfarer Institute:  13 April 15
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Wayfarer Book orders

N.A. Rallies 00 - 15:  1 Sept 15
Intern'l Rallies:  13 Nov 14
Intern'l Rally 2015:  4 Feb 15
Cruising Tips:   15 Jan 05
Logs:   8 August 15

2013 Worlds:   13 Jan 14
Latest Seeds1 Oct 15
Regatta Reports:  7 Oct 15
Storer Trophy:   8 Dec 14

W nostalgia
events nostalgia:  17 Jan 15
W's fondly recalled:  17 Jan 15
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

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Spirit Points
The CWA Spirit Awards files are updated and reflect an active Wayfarer year in North America.  Details here.

What's new with Nick & Marc at NP?
* Group orders of five MkIVs: free shipping: Marc
* new and used Hartleys in stock: Nick or Marc

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The Wayfarer Book (5th ed.)
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recently posted on the Whiffle Web:

6 Octt 2015:  Clark Lake: all albums posted
29 Aug 2015:  Ontarios: all pics now posted
25 Aug 2015:  Rally: 3rd of 3 Idleman albums posted
24 Aug 2015:  Rally: Julia's and Al's fine Wednesday album posted
Nationals: 2015 Canadian Nationals results posted
23 Aug 2015:  North Bay: Dave Richardson's Long Distance Race report posted
13 Aug 2015:  North Americans: photo coverage completed
8 Aug 2015:  Dave Adams (W921) log of Thousand Islands cruise now posted
28 July 2015:  Mississauga SC W/CL Regatta: NOR posted
7 July 2015:  Warm Water: pics posting completed
26 June 2015:  BOD coverage updated with story of Chip's prank
Uncle Al's - dare I say, fine - Chester River Race report now posted
10 June 2015:  Chesapeake Cruise coverage mostly complete
15 Feb 15:  2015 Midwinters:  all John Cole pics now posted

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