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  1. #1
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    Oct 2021

    Default Old sailors...

    John Bertrand, skipper of Australia II at Newport 1983 is still going...wins the Etchells Nationals off Adelaide.

    Old sailors never die, the just catch the next shift.

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    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Wongawallan Oz

    Default Re: Old sailors...

    Great to see. I went to a breakfast with John Bertrand quite a few years ago with about a dozen other guests - he’s a very driven, inspiring and motivating bloke.

    “It’s impossible”, said pride.
    “It’s risky”, said experience.
    “It’s pointless”, said reason.
    “Give it a try”, whispered the heart.

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