The AOA caught up with the son of an ex-owner at the Southampton Boastshow in 2021.
This was great – it filled in an ownership gap in our records and provided the quote in the title of this post. The owner and his son sailed from Kew on the same day as the 1966 World Cup final, to the south coast.
“Father was an eminent brain surgeon, but clueless about sailing. We nearly drowned.”