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Newman Darby, Sailboard Inventor
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Newman Darby relaxing


Newman Darby relaxing



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Darby carries a board with a pointed bow to the lake
Darby carrying a sailboard


The Windspear Darby invented in 19999 skips across the surface of the water
Darby’s Windspear, 1999









A Lifelong Passion

Darby has never stopped improving the sailboard, as well as building and designing other boats. He’s invented new forms of trimarans, catamarans, kayaks, and other personal watercraft. A recent project is the Windspear--a combination rowboat, kayak, and sailboard with a paddle and fin-for cruising and paddling.

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