Joop Sloof Presentation, 5/1/16

Joop Sloof - The KeelMembers of the 12 Metre Yacht Club, Newport Station gathered at the Clarke Cooke House last evening for an event organized by 12MYC member, Dan Nerney. Retired Dutch fluid dynamacist, Joop Sloof, presented a slide show revealing his part in the design of the winged keel of the 12 Metre Yacht Australia II based on his newly published book “Australia II and the America’s Cup – The untold inside story of the Keel.”  As the photos reveal, the event was attended by many luminaries of Newport’s America’s Cup halcyon days including sailors, designers, race officials, supporters, photographers, members of the press, and NYYC Commodores- both past and present.

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