This is a thrilling first-hand account of two young men sailing around the world in a 10-metre sloop.
This is how it was done in the ‘old’ days before bureaucracy killed the free spirited yachtie, and brought in a whole raft of regulations.
These two guys eventually made it to Cape Town, where with typical ‘Tavern of the Seas’ hospitality, they were well looked after, and all repairs undertaken.
They were also given an old wooden wheel by Commodore J Fairbairn of the SA Navy.
The article is very detailed and will undoubtedly enthral those with a spirit of adventure.
Read the Article HERE: SAY october 1971 original