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Tuesday, February 18, 2014

The Haves and the Have Yachts

 

This gleaming-white motor yacht, MV TENACITY, has been anchored across from us on the other side of the river for the past four days. As it had been there on several other occasions in months gone by, I made the Noel Coward-ly hands-across-the-sea gesture of rowing over and introducing myself as commodore, secretary, treasurer and only-member of the Nelligen Yacht Club.

It turned out the owners of this floating gin palace are no other than Ross & Jennifer who for some 25 years owned and operated the only camera shop in the Bay. By sheer good luck, Ross sold out before the digital age when every smartphone has an inbuilt camera and every image is stored digitally.

Want to know what a few hundred thousand processed rolls of film look like? Look across the river! ☺