Sailing nominated for Laureus World Sports Awards:
The annual Laureus World Sports Awards honor individuals and teams from the world of sports along with sporting achievements throughout the year. The 2018 Awards Ceremony will be held February 27 in Monaco. Nominated sailing achievements are for America’s Cup winner Team New Zealand in the Team category and Vendee Globe winner Armel Le Cléac’h in the Action Sportsperson category. Details.
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Eight Bells: Ray McLeod:
Ray McLeod, age 86, a lifelong resident of Lake county in Ohio, died peacefully Sunday February 11, 2018 with his immediate family by his side. He was born January 29, 1932 and served in the US Navy during the Korean War.
Ray was a lifelong member of the Painesville Elks Lodge #549, a founding member of the Middle Bass Island Yacht Club and a member of the National Association of Marine Surveyors.
Ray owned and operated Douglass & McLeod Inc. from 1951-2014. The company manufactured and sold the International 14, Highlander, Thistle and DM 22 sailboats. The business transformed into a company focused on repairs, winter storage, a retail store front, and surveying. A mari…
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