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Old 06-29-2013, 10:10 PM
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Ted Hood

Sadly, Ted Hood has died. No more info yet..... A biographical memorial here: In my formative years racing ,he was an inspiration and someone I greatly admired.
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Old 06-30-2013, 09:59 AM
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Sorry to hear that news. He was quite a man, taking over all aspect of yacht design, from the bottom of the hull to the top of the mast. he was himslef a great sailor. A legend.
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Old 06-30-2013, 10:31 AM
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Thanks for the contribution Doug Lord. A Good Read.
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Old 09-05-2013, 05:32 PM
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Old 09-10-2013, 12:53 PM
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Sad to hear of his loss. Ted designed some gorgeous yachts. At 86 though he lived a good long life and no question was proud of his accomplishments.

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