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Old 10-11-2008, 10:42   #1
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In Memory - Sad News

Donald Jordan, inventor of the Jordan Series Drogue passed away this past weekend. He was, I believe, 92 years young and was working on his latest invention for sail boats up to the very last. I had the privilege of being a personal friend of Dons. He was a man of contagious humor and generosity who cared deeply about the plights of sailors. It is my understanding that Don took no monetary gain from his series drogue. Cruisers owe a debt of gratitude for his perseverance over a long period of time in testing, evaluating and bringing his series drogue to the forefront. For the shear pleasure of it!

I'll miss you Don!

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Donís life was our gain, his passing our loss.
The Jordan Series Drogue remains as a monument to his work.
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