This is a great story. It’s inspirational and a good reminder that the men and boats of yesteryear cannot be forgotten….

In 1947, two rocket scientists started playing around with sailboat design and started a project in their back yard in S. California. The result was SPARKLE — the boat to beat on the U.S. west coast for the next several decades (and still today in Port Townsend, WA).

Our friends at OffCenterHarbor.com have done it again on their 247th video!