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Windancer Picture Book

The following is a list of the different yachts that have sailed under the name Windancer. For each yacht there is a brief history and a picture. Click on the picture to see a full size version.

The original Windancer was a C&C 49. She raced under the Windancer name from 1973 to 1977. c&c50tn.gif (12879 bytes)
The second Windancer was a custom C&C 52 designed by Rob Ball. She raced under the Windancer name from 1978 to 1981.  
The third Windancer was the Twelve Meter Intrepid. As Intrepid she successfully defended the America's Cup in 1967, 1970 and 1973. After being converted for ocean racing in 1983 she raced under Windancer-Intrepid name until 1987???. us12tn.gif (14601 bytes)
Windancer IV was a Frers 53. She was the ex-Bumblebee. She raced under the Windancer name from 1988??? to 1991??
Windancer V was a custom Nelson 68. She was raced from 1992 to 1997.  w5tn.gif (11587 bytes)
Windancer VI was a Nelson/Marek 68. She was previously known as Saga. She was raced from 1998 to 2004.  She now races in the GL70 class as Pororoca  nood1tn.gif (12493 bytes)

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The current Windancer is a Santa Cruz 70.  She is the ex-Cynosure.  She started racing as Windancer in 2005.

Windancer 2005 NOODs - Not Cropped (3MB)