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TBT Repost: Wanderer — the Slave Ship Flying a New York Yacht Club Burgee

For Throw-Back Thursday (TBT) here is a repost of an unlikely bit of history which we posted three years ago.   The schooner yacht Wanderer was built in 1857 for Colonel John D. Johnson, a New Orleans sugar baron. At just over … Continue reading

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Frank Dye, Legendary Small Boat Cruiser

Frank Dye was a small boat cruiser who became something of a legend following his sea voyages in his 16′ Wayfarer open dinghy. Frank Dye Frank Dye, who died on May 16 aged 82, was a cult figure among small-boat sailors for undertaking … Continue reading

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