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8 Bells Dick Mitchele - sad

I hesitate to use this esteemed space for a personal note but I want to wish fair winds to my late friend Dick Mitchele who died at 81 last week.

One of the kindest, warmest skippers I ever crewed with, Dick was, to be highly euphemistic, a very fun guy. Back when we raced from Port Credit, it was all Dick could do to keep up with the toil required to keep Thisbe, built as the US entry in the 1930 Canada's Cup from sinking. Or leaking, Or rotting. But he always had a smile and a beverage as he whipped the antique thorobred on the course.

Dick enjoyed every minute of it. He taught me to adore one designs and the camaraderie as well as how to wear a sail tie to get on the RCYC tender (it's a tie - what can they say?) His sons Dee, Buck and Chris lent a hand (of sorts) and surely did their dad proud in the madness he incorporated into his love of the sport. Today they sail Thisbe and win more.

He was one of a kind, that's for sure. We will miss him; that's certain too.

John Morris
Online Editor
Canadian Yachting Magazine
CYonboard@kerrwil.com
@CdnYachting
 
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November 23, 2017 • Volume 6 • Issue 22
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