We have just received word that Marvin Creamer, CCA Blue Water Medal recipient of 1985, has passed on at the ripe age of 104. His award notes: "For a series of off shore voyages culminating in a west to east circumnavigation via Cape of Good Hope and Cape Horn without navigational instruments -compass - chronometer, sextant or electronics." (emphasis added)
The annual big-boat collegiate regatta is a one-of-a-kind partnership between a maritime academy, a sponsor, and Los Angeles Yacht Club volunteers, a surprising number of whom also belong to the Cruising Club of America.
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Youthful ocean sailors Gregor McGuckin, of Dublin, Ireland, and Guirec Soudée, of Brittany, France have been named winners of two of the Cruising Club of America’s top awards.Read more