Call Back the Past – 1997

I can’t remember much off the practicing. I do however have vivid recollections of much time spent in the pub overlooking the basin. We spent a lot of time in there discussing our strategies – and that is thirsty work! I also remember dropping my Leatherman tool overboard in the harbour and being devastated that I’d lost a tool which I’d had for so many years, a present my Dad gave me. A young chap in a costume, walking along the jetty witnessed my dispair, and without a second thought, dived into the water and came back up moments later with Leatherman in hand! How he found it so quickly and that without googles, amazed me. Needless to say, I thought this would be token of good luck for the regatta which lay ahead. Read more . . .