Monday, January22, 2018

L-36 History from Odin

In the 1963 Transpac, one L-36 participated name Jo Too owned by Frank Shelley and hailing from the Buccaneer Yacht Club. Tomorrow I will check the 1965 race.

In that era, Transpac Yacht Club required a season of racing to qualify the boat so as to not have "one-timers" participating.

HORIZON (Jo Too) also sailed in the 1965 Tranpac. BELLWEATHER sailed also, then owned by Tommy Pickard. Tommy later bought a Cal 40 which he also named BELLWEATHER. A third L-36 participated, YULETIDE, owned by George Yule.

If HORIZON is hull number 33, she cannot be constructed in 1963. Or, JO TOO is not HORIZON.

Regards, Odin

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