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Mike Harker Passes Away

American Mike Harker suffered a massive stroke and passed away April 8th in St Martin, French West Indies. Mike in his mid-60s wa about to sail from the Caribbean to the Mediterranean.

Mike 1st skied the Catalina Ski race at the age of 10yrs with a spectacular result of nineteenth overall. ¬†In 1966 he went on to win the overall race behind an 18ft Patterson called¬† “The Ragged Edge”. The boat was driven by Mike’s uncle Sonny Krause with Curly Harker Mike’s dad in the observer seat.

Thanks to Denny Scales for providing the information and photos of Mike

Our thoughts are with Mike’s family and friends

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