Eight Bell: Charles Morgan

Charles Morgan, (November 17, 1929-January 7, 2023), an icon in the world of sailing from the late 1940s, passed away at 93 years on January 6, 2023. His passing came just hours after his beloved wife Maurine had died.

Charley was born in Chicago in 1929 but grew up in Tampa, FL. He was a boy when his uncle took him sailing on Lake Conway near a sleepy town called Orlando. At 10 he built his first sailboat out of discarded orange crates and sack cloth…

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