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Southern Hemisphere Moore 24 fleet ready to sail

Published on February 5th, 2017 | by Moore 24 Class

I am now 75 years old, a number that seems something from science fiction, and about to leave Durban, South Africa, on GANNET, my ultra-lightweight Moore 24, to continue what, time and chance permitting, will become ... Read More


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Hello from Down Under!

Published on August 7th, 2016 | by Moore 24 Class

On July 1, June 30 in the U.S., Webb Chiles will continue his sixth circumnavigation, sailing from Darwin, Australia for South Africa on GANNET, his ultralight Moore 24, a masterpiece of yacht design and construction.  This ... Read More


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Southern Hemisphere Moore Fleet is Moving On

Published on April 23rd, 2016 | by Moore 24 Class

The Southern Hemisphere Moore 24 fleet, a.k.a. hull #40, GANNET, will be departing Opua, New Zealand when the wind comes up on Tuesday, April 26—Monday the 25th in the U.S—to resume what, time and chance permitting, ... Read More


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Report from GANNET 2015

Published on October 8th, 2015 | by Moore 24 Class

October 8, 2015 Whangamumu Harbor, New Zealand What is that old man doing?  Or not doing?  And why? Pertinent questions that I will answer. I am writing in what I like to call The Great Cabin ... Read More


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[Moore 24 Sailors] Report from GANNET

Published on December 26th, 2014 | by Moore 24 Class

Some of you know that GANNET, hull number 40, crossed the Pacific Ocean this year from San Diego to Opua, New Zealand, 6,400 miles as measured by straight line noon to noon positions, in five passages ... Read More


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Neiafu, Tonga to Opua, New Zealand September 2014

Published on September 9th, 2014 | by Moore 24 Class

September 9, Tuesday Pacific Ocean 1100 Dropped mooring Neiafu.  Sailed off under mainsail alone.  Raised jib just beyond harbor entrance.  Sunny day, but wind blew all night and may be stronger than I wish out in ... Read More


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