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Noted designer, sailing author dies

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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