I was a senior at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois in 1975. I was on the Northwestern Sailing Team. Our sailing team had a boathouse on Lake Michigan at the south end of campus. It was really a garage, like any house might have, located right on the beach.
FROM AUG 10 SUBSCRIBER EMAIL – Two screenings in two key sailing centers produced a couple of big crowds for MELGES: The Wizard of Zenda. A sell out audience saw the documentary at the Bristol Yacht Club in Bristol, RI. 120 tickets were sold for the event to promote sailing
By Gary Jobson
The first public screening of this 85-minute documentary was at the Annapolis Film Festival. To my surprise, 600 people showed up to see the film about the most accomplished racing sailor of our era. His accomplishments are awe inspiring….
Scuttlebutt Sailing News Editor’s Tribute to Buddy
Scuttlebutt Sailing News Editor Craig Leweck has a prominent voice in the sport of sailing. So when it came time for the screening of MELGES: The Wizard of Zenda at the San Diego Yacht Club, he was called upon to introduce the film. With Craig’s permission, here’s his short but very well written presentation at the club where Buddy helmed America Cubed to America’s Cup victory.