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Bobby Curtis has Passed Away
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I didn't know Bobby very well, but he struck me as a kind and generous guy who devised unusual solutions for kayaking challenges. I have a set of Sea Spirit plans and will definitely keep them in homage to Bobby.

It would be a real shame to see his boats destroyed. Does QUSA have a place where they could be stored and perhaps used to help introduce people to paddling?
Bobby Curtis was an early supporter of QajaqUSA. He promoted kayak building by offering his designs under the name

I just got off the phone with his wife Judy Irete. Judy has a barn full of kayaks that Bobby made that she would like to see go to a good home, otherwise she will cut them up and throw them out.

Bobby and his work are very representative of the enthusiasm people had during the early days of the Greenland kayaking movement in the US.

If anyone has thoughts on what to do with his boats, please contact me.
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