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Obituary

Eight Bells: Mary M. Savage

By Chris Szepessy

Eight Bells: Mary M. Savage

Mary, age 86, a lifelong resident of Larchmont, New York, died December 13, 2022 at home surrounded by family. Born in Carbondale, Pennsylvania to Roy and Norma (Hemelright) Male, she graduated from Connecticut College and attended Iona College pursuing an MBA. Mary was a talented classical pianist, gifted modern dancer, fiercely competitive tennis and paddle tennis player, and avid sailor as well as an exceptional sailing rules judge and umpire. She was deeply engaged in her community,…

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Eight Bells: Howard McMichael, Jr.

By Chris Szepessy

Eight Bells: Howard McMichael, Jr.

It is with great sadness that we report that our friend Howard McMichael, Jr. died at the age of 82 on Tuesday, June 2. Howie, as he was known to family and friends, suffered a stroke on Thursday, May 28, from which he never recovered. Howard McMichael, Jr. was the longtime leader of and inspiration for McMichael Yacht Yards & Brokers, having taken over the company from his father, Howard McMichael, Sr., upon Howie’s return from serving…

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Eight Bells: Tom Bobbin

By Chris Szepessy

Eight Bells: Tom Bobbin

We report with great sadness that our friend Tom Bobbin has crossed the bar. From the Connecticut Post: Thomas “Tom” Bobbin November 4, 1962 ~ December 26, 2019 (age 57)     Thomas “Tom” Patrick Bobbin, age 57 of Redding, CT, passed away on December 26, 2019.  He was the loving husband of Catherine P. Wall and father of Trevor P. Bobbin, 9.  Tom was born on November 4, 1962 in Dallas, TX, the son of George…

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Richard James Matthews, veteran of America’s Cup campaigns in 1958 & 1962, crosses the bar

By Chris Szepessy

Richard James Matthews, veteran of America’s Cup campaigns in 1958 & 1962, crosses the bar

Richard “Dick” Matthews, a world-class sailor who served as navigator for two significant America’s Cup crews, died Saturday, May 11 in Fairfield, CT. He was 88. Dick served as navigator on the New York Yacht Club’s America’s Cup Challenger Vim in 1958, and in the same role with Weatherly in 1962. His brother Don Matthews was on both crews as well. Vim was runner-up in the Challenger trials to the eventual winner Columbia, and Weatherly successfully defended…

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