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SIGHTINGS The three launched the creative craft — built from 8,000 beer cans, some plywood and gallons of silicone — on June 22 and sailed from Karalee to Brisbane, making frequent stops along the way to collect donations from supporters who lined the riverbank. In all, they hope to donate nearly $170,000 U.S. to the charity. — ladonna

bigger — cont’d than Maltese Falcon because of bowsprits, by all other measures the other two are smaller.) If you’re looking for a powder puff book that places Perkins, what he has done, and what he stands for, on a pedestal, don’t expect it from Kaplan, a serious journalist who has been a senior editor at Newsweek for many years. He certainly highlights Perkins’ more admirable qualities, but doesn’t shirk from mentioning others that aren’t as flattering. For example: continued on outside column of next sightings page

q & a — dave ullman

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Latitude 38 July 2007  

The July 2007 issue of the West's premier sailing and marine magazine.

Latitude 38 July 2007  

The July 2007 issue of the West's premier sailing and marine magazine.