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last updated:
19 Oct 17 at 1058 hrs
get W gear:  27 Sept 17
the Wayfarer Book  22  May 13
KISS Your Dinghy  29 Apr 16
the W on video  22 Dec 16
the C.W.A. 25 Aug 17
the U.S.W.A.  11Oct 15

the W.I.C.   30 May 17
CWA AGM 2017  24 Jan 17
USWA SKIMMER  28 June 17

info/contacts
Wayfarer Market: 
4 Oct 17
Events Calendar:   17 Oct 17
Wayfarer Links: 
2 Aug 17
Weather:  8 Oct  02
Uncle Al CWA web master

educational
Wayfarer Institute:  1 July 17
:) PWC repellent (:  4 May 11

cruising
N.A. Rallies 00 - 17: 
11 Oct 17
Int'n'l Rallies archive:  4 Sept 17

Cruising Tips:   15 Jan 05
Logs:   1 July 17

racing
2016 Worlds:  12 Oc
t 16
Latest Seeds26 Sept17
Regatta Reports:  17 Oct 17
Storer Trophy:   11 Oct 17


W nostalgia
events nostalgia: 17 Oct 17
W's fondly recalled:  19 Oct 17
Hughes Nughes:  15 Jan 16
Past Worlds:  12 Oct
16
Archives:  18 Jan 16
W History in Brief:  29 Nov 00

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Superb Shannon Donkin crewing in
light-air Clark Lake Fall Regatta lift Uncle Al, SHADES to amazing third straight miracle finish

SHADES/Glory Days ghosts along the north shore of Clark Lake.
(Gail Turluck photo)


(170928)
 
Two weeks ago it was at Tawas and the US Nationals where Uncle Al and Frank Goulay came back from a seemingly hopeless deficit to win races 4 and 5 and create a three-way tie at the top before completing the Cinderella story with one more win in the final show-down race. Then, in last week's Pumpkin Regatta at London's Fanshawe YC, things again came down to the final race, winner take all, Al and crew, Dave McCreedy, hoping to pass Leo and Joanne Van Kampen. As had happened in the previous four races, Al fell far behind early only to make an improbable recovery to win that race and the series. Al and Dave sailed extremely well but horseshoes were a significant factor - as indeed they were during Al's early demises as well.  Complete report here. Coverage now completed.
Storer Trophy season winding down
(171010) Only four Wayfarers in light airs at the VISA Regatta (Virginia Inland SA) October 7-8. One change to the top ten: Phil and Cathy Leonard picked up three points for their 2nd-place finish behind AnnMarie Covington, and moved past the Van Kampens, Leo and Joanne, into 10th place. The four points AnnMarie scored for her win were no better than any of the six finishes she was already counting so she remains tied for 6th with Richard Johnson. Only two events remain on our 2017 schedule, the HOT and the Old Brown Dog regattas at the end of the month More here.


 
Rest in Peace, North Bay Regatta!
(171017) Future North Bay Wayfarer Weekend enjoyment will need to be via nostalgia mode. In an email earlier this morning from Brisbane, Australia, Regatta Chair, Dave Hansman, confirmed that he has no plans to organize any more of these events. Many million Whiffle Web thanks to David and Carol for the many glorious memories that they and their events have given us.

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Uncle Al tops Pumpkin: coverage here

(171003) W10861 Jamaica Blue
to be sold by Team Bennett
in East Lansing, MI

Storer Trophy
New scoring system for 2017



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the Wayfarer Book

(170125) The Wayfarer Book covers it all, from racing to reefing. A technical masterpiece now in its 5th edition. Contact our Wayfarer Book Man, Bob Brown for info and ordering.
KISS Your Dinghy

(160429)  KISS Your Dinghy - the KISS principle at its finest. Uncle Al's less complex and beautifully illustrated companion to The Wayfarer Book. Spiral bound for easier reference. More here.

recently posted on the Whiffle Web:

15 Oct 2017: 2018 Calendar: facts and Uncle Al's guesses now posted
11 Oct 2017: Cayo Costa Rally 2017: Anna Uliana slide show added
6 Oct 2017: Warm Water nostalgia: 1999-2003 coverage up and running
2 Oct 2017: Clark Lake: coverage now completed
US Nats: final album plus Dave LaRue slide show posted; report complete
21 Sept 2017: US Nats: two more albums posted
19 Sept 2017: Pumpkin: results, album and report posted
4 Sept 2017: Rally reactions page now begun with Robert Mosher's addendum
3 Sept 2017: C Nats report by Uncle Al completed
2 Sept 2017: Long Distance Race: coverage corrected
31 Aug 2017: C Nats photos by Kim Bergevin and Uncle Al now posted
30 Aug 2017: seeds now updated with C Nats and Blackbeard results posted
29 Aug 2017: latest (corrected) Storer standings now posted
corrected Canadian Nationals results posted; all Gord Leachman photos now up
28 Aug 2017: latest Storer standings now posted
Canadian Nationals results posted
24 Aug 2017: four more Rally albums now posted
22 Aug 2017: latest seeds now posted; HOT, OBD NOR's posted
21 Aug 2017: Ontarios: results posted
Long Distance Race: coverage completed
3 Aug 2017: WISP International Rally 2017:  Scott & Trish photos are 6th album posted
31 July 2017: Pumpkin Regatta: dates changed to Sept. 16-17
28 July 2017: North Americans: Felix Tang pics added, coverage completed
Killbear 2016 album of Andrew Slonetsky photos added
28 July 2017: North Americans: Uncle Al's report completed
27 July 2017: North Americans: Sunday action shots from Linda Heffernan posted
26 July 2017: North Americans: results, two albums and most of a report posted
30 June 2017: 2017 Mayor's Cup Regatta: coverage completed
Wayfarer Easterns/Governor's Cup Regatta: coverage completed
29 June 2017: GWB Regatta: nostalgia section improved and updated
25 June 2017: Wayfarer Easterns/Governor's Cup Regatta: Gerrit Fahr pics posted
24 June 2017: Warm Water Regatta: results, pics posted
9 June 2017: BOD Regatta: results and some of the photos links now posted

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