Juts received these pics of the plans for "the old girl", Sea Jay, an Endurance 37. She was built in the late 70s by Knysna Boatyard for my "other father". I was at her launch, the very first off the newly re-established line. Sea Jay was cutter rigged.
I miss her terribly. She was a real seaman's (ungendered) boat. She looked after us in some horrible conditions off the Cape coast, and time at anchor or the mooring was just as magical.

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Here she is on the hard at Simon's Town yacht club. But the last time I walked that ground was when we scattered my other father's ashes at sea, half an hour or so out to sea.

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