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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Under sail, she was not fast, but oh, such a sea-kindly boat, and when her headsails were full, she felt she could wait to cross oceans (she eventually did)

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@withaveeay Aww, so cool. I've got a list of "unreasonable things to do with money", and items fall off and onto that list all the time...but owning a sailboat again is always item no. 1!

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