Boat Name: St Francis V
Sail: US 100
Year Built: 1972
Designer: Gary Mull
Builder: Stone Boat Works
Owner: Hank Thayer
History: Designed and built for the Sequoia Syndicate of the St Francis Yacht Club in San Francisco. No expense was spared to create the perfect boat for Tom Blackaller to win the first International 6 Metre World Cup in 1973 in Seattle. US 100 competed in the 1979 Worlds, in Seattle again, with Gary Philbrick at the helm, placing 4th of 25 entries, then the 1983 Worlds in Newport, where she is today.
US 100 St Francis V
Tom Blackaller and St Francis V
Everyone in the 1973 World Championships had this view of Tom Blackaller and St Francis V