June’s Editorial I’ve now bought a second Kawasaki GTR1000 - a few years younger than the white one It had its maiden ride under my ownership on Wednesday the 26th. Bill Dunham and I went down to Ramsgate to have a look at the 70th Anniversary of the Dunkirk Little Ship regatta. The main reason for me was that I once owned and lived on board a Silver’s Brown Owl Class Motor yacht built in Rosneath, Scotland in 1932. Having found her in a tired state, over the following 8 years of ownership, we restored her to her former glory. During the WWII she was requisitioned by the navy as a coastal patrol boat and had a machine gun bolted onto the fore deck. In fact, when I changed the deck, the holes where still there. She went over during the evacuation of the soldiers off the beaches of Dunkirk and plucked 150 men from the icy waters and the clutches of the Germans. Every 5 years the Dunkirk Little Ships (as they are known) do a
The SAM Observer May 2010
The June 2010 edition of "The SAM Observer"