Thought the club might like these photos. I recently found the negatives and had them digitised.
The back story is that it turns out that my Dad, Geoffrey Dawson who was a member of MYC for a few years in his early 20s (1950 – 53ish) and co-owned a heavy weight sharpie with two others. I believe he bought it from Kevin Willey. Dad’s observation was that there was no life-jackets required in those days, so it was best to know how to swim!
All the Collings Family grew up to be champion sailors on the Mornington Peninsula and you will find Glenn Collings name on the World Champion Board in the Harbour View Room.