Ted Hood

Discussion in 'Sailboats' started by Doug Lord, Jun 29, 2013.

  1. Doug Lord
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    Doug Lord Flight Ready

    Sadly, Ted Hood has died. No more info yet..... A biographical memorial here: http://www.tedhood.com/ In my formative years racing ,he was an inspiration and someone I greatly admired.
  2. dskira

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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.
  3. powerabout
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    powerabout Senior Member

    yes Legend
  4. RumnCoke
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    RumnCoke Junior Member

    Thanks for the contribution Doug Lord. A Good Read.
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    PAR Yacht Designer/Builder

  6. Ike
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    Ike Senior Member

    Serious loss.

  7. JosephT
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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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