|Savannah boating-legend Jack Fitzgerald holds court while at the helm of "Honey."|
L-R, Kai, Etienne, Jack, Herb, and Dennis. Lawrence Bennett not pictured (yet).
|Thousands have been introduced to sailing |
on these little Sunfish
|And there is Lawrence Bennett, my brother from another mother.|
He is serving as the mainsail trimmer. That fancy-looking block and tackle assembly is
custom to this one-off boat that was built to win a race.
We have the mainsail and a "155 percent" jib up. I ask "what's it a hundred and fifty-five percent of?"
|Waiting on a wind while using |
the cast iron spinnaker for
|When Jack's partner-owner was on the boat, he would yell at his crew, who would abandon ship upon returning to the dock. Jack got tired of this and had a placard made for his partner.|