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Those of us who were old enough to enjoy a pub, drive a car, go to rock concerts and sail offshore on yachts in the heady days of the 1960s were lucky. We were pitched headlong into an era of change, liberation, thrills and occasional spills. It was magic.

On the yacht-building front, things had been pretty static since the end of World War Two. Materials and money were in short supply. However, as businesses picked

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