Tag: ocean racing

IRONDEQUOIT II – two days to windward

IRONDEQUOIT II – two days to windward

In the mid 60s, pre-war ocean racers and fast cruisers still more than held their own in the classic long distance races. This is the Spanjer brothers’ John G Alden-designed 61ft yawl ESBRO VI, slogging it out to her heart’s content during the 1965 Chicago-Mackinac Race: […]

The Frisells and their KAYs – a family affair

The Frisells and their KAYs – a family affair

  The story of father and son Sven and Arne Frisell and their series of Sparkman & Stephens-designed offshore racer/ cruisers, all named KAY, is the stuff of LEGEND – appropriately, the present name of the 1954 KAY, built at Lemwerder, Bremen, Germany, by Abeking […]

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