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What's new in the World of Wayfarers?
29 August 2017: SKIMMER archive: final issue of 2008 now added
1 July 2017: 2017 Chesapeake Bay Cruise SKIMMER report by Pat Kuntz added
27 June 2017: Linda Heffernan's latest two SKIMMER masterpieces are now posted - I highly recommend them
1 June 2017: 2017 Chesapeake Bay Cruise pics posting completed
16 March 2017: several North American cruising classics added to Al's archives   having been borrowed from the USWA site and refurbished
16 Feb 2017: drawings index and W insignia drawing added to WIT
25 Jan 2017: wiping varnish: even Uncle Al, perfector of the infamous "Wave of Schonborn",
did a fine job with this method published in Small Boats Monthly
24 Jan 2017: WISP International Rally 2017: mug shot board updated with England's Anne & David Kell
13 Jan 2017: Rules reno: 2017-2020 version of Uncle Al's Rules in Pics Quiz is now posted
10 Jan 2017: Rules reno: the 2017-2020 version of Uncle Al's Rules in Pics is now posted
9 Jan 2017: Rules reno: Uncle Al's sprawling Rules empire in the WIT is being renovated for the 2017-2020 RRS; Uncle Al has just updated "Uncle Al's Review of the Racing Rules of Sailing As We Meet Them in a Typical Wayfarer Race"
Fall 2016 SKIMMER (2016-4) posted
Out with the old, in with the ... elderly

(l to r) Mark Hartley (Copyright Holder), Louise McKechnie (Denmark), Linda and Jim Heffernan (USWA), Monica Schaefer (Ireland), John Mellor (UKWA), Joke Peers (NedWA), Carol and David Hansman (CWA)

On this morning of 1 May 2014, Jim Heffernan (W1066) became the titular head of the Wayfarer world when he officially took over as the Wayfarer International Secretary in a brief, appropriately multi-national ceremony at Club Vounaki in Greece.  Jim is the first U.S. Wayfarer to hold this position, and replaces Uncle Al whose second stint as IntSec comes to an end after about six years. More here ...


The incoming and the outgoing, Jim Heffernan (l) and Al Schonborn,
enjoying Cape Lookout, NC in early November 2013.

Purpose of the Wayfarer International Committee 160401: Wayfarer Class Rules effective 1 April 2013
160905: membership status of our NCA's
W.I.C. Constitution
140505: WIC Contact List  130211:  vote results 2012-13
170701: International Rallies: 1995 - 2017
160904: past Wayfarer Worlds: 1974 through 2016
170125:  a Wayfarer encyclopedia: the Wayfarer Institute of Technology (WIT)
170627the Skimmer archives: issues (2009-2017) of the excellent USWA Newsletter
170701: Wayfarer Cruise Logs from Everywhere
110328:  rave reviews for Hartley Wayfarer (Mark IV) W 50th Anniversary calendar (2008) archived here
A thumbnail History of the Wayfarer as created and last worked on by Uncle Al in Nov. 2000
Wayfarer Age Synopsis (borrowed from the UKWA site and fine-tuned)
 a compendium of songs for singing Wayfarers
Connections to the Wayfarer World
Canadian Wayfarer Association U.S. Wayfarer Association
Scandinavian Wayfarer Association U.K. Wayfarer Association
NedWa, the Dutch Wayfarer Association
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