A deep dive into the history of the C Class Catamaran, with the Roton Point History Day 2013 Sailing Panel. Duncan MacLane, Mark Smith, Kevin Simmons, Dave Hubbard and Skip Banks discuss of the their past involvement in C Class Catamaran development, the key role of Roton Point sailing association in the American sailing history, Tony DiMauro and the success story of Patient Lady wingsailed catamarans.
Biography of the panel:
Duncan MacLane : Patient Lady Skipper / co-designer, former Ronton Point sailing instructor and member of Dennis Conner’s Stars and Stripes ’88 team
Mark Smith: Patient Lady Skipper, former Roton Point sailing instructor and current Roton Point member
Kevin Simmons: Patient Lady backup skipper, helped to build Patient Lady III; current Patient Lady III owner and Roton Point member
Dave Hubbard: Developed fixed-wing mast in 1965, Patient Lady co-designer, designed & build wing for Dennis Conner’s Stars & Stripes ’88
Skip Banks: Patient Lady team crew and builder, former Aqua-Cat USA champion