Originally Posted by Dave
Jim Drake died this week at the age of 83. He was the co-inventer of the windsurfer.
My life, and many others, were profoundly changed by the invention of the windsurfer. It got me hooked on sailing and into a career in watersports and now cruising.
Thanks for posting
. He seemed like the good guy in the partnership
with Hoyle Schweitzer. The Woz to Apple's Jobs. The sport probably wouldn't have succeeded without Drake's inventiveness and Schweitzer's aggression. I have many, many, many extraordinary memories from what they started.