Not much to report,
miaintenance as always with Sylph and went into town to do some essential
I have been saving this for
a slow news day.
While I was in Talcahuano I
received an email from the grandson, Brett Lawson, of one of the brothers
who built and owned Sylph. He sent me some photos of Sylph being
"Sylph in cradle in Pop’s yard in Crown
"leaving the yard:
the journey down Crown St crossing William St:
"Down at Woolloomooloo ready to
"In the Water:
"Under spinnaker circa
Now this last is my
unmistakable Sylph. I sure would love to get my hands on a spinnaker
Thank you Brett. I
feel priveleged to be keeping this old girl going and I hope one day
I will find someone worthy to take over the reigns.
All is well.
OK, so my abode is older
than me. Good thing Brett's gandfather did such a good job building
Sylph, little did he realise that she would eventually be carrying such
valuable cargo, i.e. ME! Now where was I, oh yes (no tuna) ....