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