By Richard Crockett
That headline is a little misleading although it does grab one’s attention. Its significance is that 1,000 sets of Dabchicks had been sold and were in the market place.
While much of what is said in this article has been regurgitated from previous reports, there are some interesting little tid-bits worth reading. For instance, some statistics:
• A Thousand Dabchicks must give pleasure to at least 3,000 people.
• At least 92,000 square feet of plywood was used.
• And 12,000 yards of cloth for sails.
• And more than 200,000 screws went into them…
READ IT ALL HERE: Pages from 1961 09-10 – SA Yachting – OCR