My love of sailing started many years ago.
My Norwegian grandmother who raised me taught me many things in my first few years and told me that I needed to be self-sufficient because no one else was going to take care of me.
Puffin a Swiftsure 33 was built in 1960 in Amsterdam Holland by De Vries Lentsch for Seafarer Yachts of Huntington New York
The G is for Gerhardt who I got to spend an afternoon talking about their major yachts they built . He laughed and said they built the swiftsures in a little back corner of the yard. They built a little over 100 before Faulker Aircraft finished the rest of the production
The Puffin, not to be confused with the other Puffin's out there built by Seafarer Yachts of Huntington , New York
Came into my life in 1991 and was the start of adventure #3... I guess, but who's counting. AV # 1 was a wooden sailboat, which I had almost forgot about