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20+ Screenings in Oct & Nov

A final push by many yacht clubs to squeeze in a screening brought a busy October and November. Over 20 screening events across the country. If you’d like to book a screening at your club click on ‘See the Film’ at the top of the page.

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Buddy Helping Sailors-Even Back in 1975

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.

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Sailing Magazine Features ‘Wizard’ Film

Australian America’s Cup winner John Bertrand calls him “the greatest sailor the United States has ever produced.” GaryJobson calls him “a cut above.” Bill Koch says, “If boat speed is science. Sailing is an art. Buddy is the artist.”

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‘Wizard’ Sells Out Two Theaters

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

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‘He was a Legend’

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.

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