The club has reciprocal privileges with several overseas clubs and would welcome contacts with others. It would
also welcome visits from cruising yachts.
The club is non-profit making. Any profits will be put towards community projects. Exactly what form these will
take is uncertain. "But no cash handouts," Wally says emphatically. "Perhaps help for handicapped kids through
Rotary, or maybe sail training."
Sail training may be a problem - only four members have boats. Bonnie Sison ownes a power boat more suited to
catching marlin than training kids. His brother, Kuga, owns a large banca. Don owns a 40 foot converted life boat
from the ill-fated Queen Elizabeth, and he and Wally share a CT41 ketch that Don is repairing in San Fernando.
A problem? "Hell, that ain't no problem," says Wally as he leans forward. "Let me tell you a story . .
8 June 2008
Copyright © 1993 Allan Miller
Article originally published in Fragrant
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