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Fairfax Moody and the Founding of the Ladies Regatta

Fairfax Moody at the helm. Courtesy of the Houston Yacht Club

In 1852, the Grand Hotel in Point Clear, Alabama hosted sailors from New Orleans and the Mississippi Coast for the post-regatta festivities accompanying the finish of the third annual running of what is today the oldest point-to-point sailboat race in …

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