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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


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


Apia, Samoa to Neiafu, Tonga August 2014

Published on August 5th, 2014 | by Moore 24 Class

August 5, Tuesday Pacific Ocean 0915  Sailed from dock  under mainsail with first breath of wind.  No need to fit and then remove Torqeedo. Once out in the harbor I engaged tiller pilot while I brought ... Read More


Honolulu, Hawaii to Apia, Samoa July 2014

Published on July 1st, 2014 | by Moore 24 Class

July 01, Tuesday Pacific Ocean 0920  Left slip at Waikiki Yacht Club.  Powered through basin.  A fleet of small boats were racing and other boats around.  Set jib off outer channel buoy, removed Torqeedo and outboard ... Read More


Hilo, Hawaii to Honolulu, Hawaii June 2014

Published on June 18th, 2014 | by Moore 24 Class

June 15, Sunday Hilo; Pacific Ocean 1100  Waited for the wind through a lovely, sunny breezeless morning.  Ripples slowly moved across the harbor and finally reached us a few minutes ago.  Tides here are only 1’-2’, ... Read More



Published on May 1st, 2013 | by Moore 24 Class

My first glimpse of GANNET, as I would name the Moore 24 I had agreed to buy sight unseen five months earlier, was in a rear view mirror, and my first thought was:  ‘She is even ... Read More


Love For The Moore 24 – Cruising World (re-print)

Published on March 27th, 2013 | by Moore 24 Class

THIS CULT-CLASSIC FROM THE 80S IS STILL POPULAR ON THE RACE COURSE TODAY. BY Ronnie Simpson POSTED March 27, 2013 Designed in the 1960s and first produced in 1972, the Moore 24 led the way for an entire generation ... Read More

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