Sad News

Discussion in 'Sunfish Talk' started by Wavedancer, Jan 11, 2018.

  1. Wavedancer

    Wavedancer Upside down? Staff Member

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    Victor Manning (Vic) died in his sleep earlier this week.
    He had been President of the International Sunfish Class Association for a number of years and supported many other sailing activities as well, especially those around Austin TX where he lived.

    I met him (and his wife Patricia) several times at regattas. Both of them very welcoming and supportive.
    Condolences to Pat; we will certainly miss Vic!

    In his memory, please be extra nice the next time you meet a sailing newbie.
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  2. Gregory Matous

    Gregory Matous Member

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    One of the all-time greats to be sure.
    Fair winds, friend.
  3. Doug Warren

    Doug Warren Member

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    Vic and Pat were wonderful people who always supported the Sunfish Class. Deepest sympathies to Pat.

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