Clark Mills (boatbuilder)
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Clark Wilbur Mills (1915, Michigan - December 11, 2001, Clearwater Florida) was an American designer and builder of boats.
He was best known as the designer of economical and practical boats such as the Optimist pram, Windmill, Com-Pac 16 and others. He began building boats before World War II and after the war opened the Mills Boat Works in Clearwater, Florida.
Mills was inducted into the National Sailing Hall of Fame in 2017.
- Sailing Magazine, March 1999: An 8-foot giant of a sailboat
- Hutchins Company Profile discusses the Com-Pac 16 designed by Clark Mills.
- Builder of Snipes.
- National Sailing Hall of Fame Induction
- ^ "About the Designer, Clark Mills". Archived from the original on 2009-07-26. Retrieved 2010-01-16.
- ^ "Clark Mills 2017 Inductee". Nshof.org. Retrieved April 12, 2020.