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Sailing Industry Innovator and Sparcraft Founder Passes Away

Terence Hanna - 1914-2014

Longtime sailing industry professional, Terence Hanna, recently passed away due to natural causes. Over his lifetime, Terence was involved in numerous sailing industry innovations including the first bimetallic aluminum and titanium masts and reinforced plastic film sails that he created in …

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Summer Sailstice Gearing Up with Relaunch of Website

In preparation for the 13th annual international holiday for sailors being celebrated June 22, 2013, Summer Sailstice has relaunched Summersailstice.com with enhanced tools and features. The new site will increase the ease with which sailors can create, share and publicize …

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Forespar Founder, Bob Foresman, Passes Away

Forespar Founder, Dr. Robert (Bob) Foresman, died at his home in San Juan Capistrano on December 30, 2012. Born in 1925 in Pasadena, California, Bob was an Orthodontist by profession and served in the Navy’s “V-12” program as an officer …

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Celebrate the Summer Sailstice on June 23rd

Celebrating sailing wherever you sail  From Shanghai to San Francisco sailors around the world will celebrate the 12th annual Summer Sailstice on the weekend of June 23rd, 2012.  Traditionally held the weekend closest to the summer solstice, this global celebration …

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