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Passing of William I. B. Crealock

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Good Old Boat magazine

Release Date: October 21, 2009

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Dear Good Old Boater,

It is with heavy heart that we bring you news of the passing of a good old boat designer:

William I. B. Crealock, noted yacht designer, author and sailor, passed away Saturday, September 26, 2009 at his home in Carlsbad, California. He was 89. His sailboats and powerboats are known in boating circles worldwide for their performance, quality, and style.

See the complete press release (attached).

Here is the obit from the LA Times:,0,5398248.story

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