“Talking Sailing” From My Archives. Carry on Regardless, Bruce

By Richard Crockett

Yesterday a message was radioed to Dalling from the STAR Committee and Trustees of the ‘Voortrekker’ venture saying: “Bad luck, but carry on regardless – now good luck to you”.

One wonders whether that message brought comfort to Dalling or not?

It was further reported that in fact a winch had not seized, but rather the roller reefing system which attaches the boom to the mast. (See the attached diagrams).

I am off on a short break – see you again next week.

READ MORE HERE:  1968 06 05 – Cape Times – Bruce Dalling Archives – S&A – 002455_Redacted – OCR

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