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last updated:
16  Sept 14 at 1101 hrs
late-breaking Wayfarer news
from Canada and abroad:

Pughs tune up for Clark Lake NAs
with impressive Mississauga win!!

(140915) David and Anne Pugh (W10963) fought off fine challenges from Dave Hansman with Dave Richardson and Mike Duncan with wife, Marg (W10962) in the annual Wayfarer/CL16 Regatta hosted Sept. 13-14 by the Mississauga. Despite unseasonably cool weather and a very gray, wet Saturday (above), a healthy 13-boat fleet competed, including five CLs. The result was promising for the Pughs' NA title defense this coming weekend at Clark Lake, Michigan after their disappointing finish the previous weekend in the US Nationals at Tawas. Complete results here. Report and pics to follow.

Excitement, great times as Detroit team
scores first US win in US Nats since 1986


(140909) A Detroit team stepped into a Wayfarer borrowed from Nick Seraphinoff (W10974) and beat a hot fleet of Wayfarer regulars in the 2014 U.S. Nationals hosted by the wonderful Tawas Bay YC in perfect weather Sept. 6-7. Doug Scheibner and Andrew Lockhart who more usually sail Etchells out of Detroit's Bayview YC began their series with a spectacular 1-2-2 in very challenging shifts and then hung on to edge out Canadian champions, Sue Pilling and Steph Romaniuk, in a 6-race series. Doug and Andrew were the first American team to take top spot in a U.S. Wayfarer Nationals since Joe and Janis Schnur won in 1986 at Higgins Lake, MI. Click here for results, report and access to all pics.

Another glorious Wayfarer week
at heavenly Hermit Island!
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click here for larger image  14 boats enjoyed a week of heavenly weather Aug. 15-23 at Maine's Hermit Island. All pics now posted.

<>iWayfarer Midwinters confirmed
for Jan. 30- Feb. 1, 2015 at the Lake Eustis SC

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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.   5 May 14

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

info/contacts
get W gear:  30 July 14
Wayfarer Market:   9 Sept 14
Events Calendar:    15 Sept 14
Wayfarer Links:  27 Aug 14
Weather:  8 Oct  02
Weekly Whiffle:  27 June 14
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educational
Wayfarer Institute:  15 May  14
:) PWC repellent (:  4 May 11
Wayfarer Book orders

cruising
N.A. Rallies 00 - 14:   3 Sept 14
Intern'l Rallies:  5 Dec 13
Intern'l Rally 2014:  18 Feb 14
Cruising Tips:   15 Jan 05
Logs:   3 Aug 14

racing
2013 Worlds:   13 Jan 14
Latest Seeds15 Sept 14
Regatta Reports:
  16 Sept 14

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


Hartley clear-out on-going at NP Boats US   (140826)

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
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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.

sources  for Wayfarer covers, foils, sails, spars, trailers, regalia in N.A.

W interaction on line:

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Recently posted on the Whiffle Web:

16 Sept 14: 2014 North Bay: Long Distance Race pics posting underway
15 Sept 14: 2014 North Bay pics: Don Rumble Memorial pics posting done
23 July 14: 2014 Ontarios pics: posting done
26 June 14: 2014 Rock Hall Weekend: Jim Heffernan reports with pictures
23 June 14: 2014 Warm Water unedited pics posted via Flickr
2014 Ontarios unedited pics posted via Flickr
22 June 14: 2014 Warm Water results posted
19 June 14: 2014 Ontarios report now posted
9 June 14:  Weekly Whiffle extra posted
10 Feb 14:  2014 Midwinters: all pics pages posted

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