This edition comes from Lake Sylvia, Florida, where I chat to Gozzard owner Mark Firestone.
Three years ago, I bought a tatty, sun-bleached old sailboat called Ave del Mar. Slowly and with great attention to detail I revived Ave and have embarked on a voyage. There’s no real plan; no particular destination in mind. All we know is that I would like to see the whole world and that someday he might turn up at Boat Radio headquarters in Mallorca.
This is a story about how a chance discovery in a boatyard in Reedville, Virginia led to a new lease of life for both a 1967 Rawson 30′ cutter and me, her former restaurateur owner.