Noted designer, sailing author dies

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W.I.B. Crealock, an American yacht designer, sailor, and sailing author ("Vagabonding Under Sail" and "Cloud of Islands"), died Sept. 26 at his home in Carlsbad, Calif., after breaking his hip in a fall. He was 89.

Crealock was known for his design, the Pacific Seacraft 36, which is in the American Sailboat Hall of Fame and was noted as a "classic American sailboat."

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