Scribbler, sailmaker, boat designer, and waterman Ted Hood passed back in June. Come down to Newport next week to celebrate the life of one of the real legends. From the family:
“In honor of Frederick E. “Ted” Hood (May 5, 1927 – June 29, 2013) the Hood family cordially invites all he has touched to a Celebration of His Life to be held at the New York Yacht Club, Harbour Court, Newport, RI Friday, September 20, 2013 at 11:00 am.
“Parking may be limited, with overflow available on Wellington Ave., and further at the Underwood School, located just past the yacht club. There will be people on hand to help assist in parking. Carpooling where possible and arriving early is suggested.
“The family welcomes and greatly looks forward to seeing all that have touched his life and family.”