Have you heard of the Wirth Munroe Yacht Race? Well, we’ll see a little bit of history behind it. This race was inaugurated in 1957 by the members of the South Florida Station of the Cruising Club of America. As far as this international organization is concerned, it was established in 1921. Their race was from Miami to Palm Beach. What about the name? They named it after the well-known yacht designer.
We have to take a look at the past of Wirth Monroe as well. He definitely has sailing roots. His father, Ralph Munroe also was a yacht designer. His father was instrumental in the establishment of the Biscayne Bay Yacht Club. He was appointed as the Commodore of the club. He had the honor of serving that title for 22 long years. ...continue reading SORC Has Lost Its Glory