Fastnet redux

Forty years ago this August a rogue storm savaged the Fastnet Race fleet, wrecking boats and claiming the lives of 15 competitors. The author Roger Vaughan, or ‘Fingers’, was racing onboard the late Jim Kilroy’s Maxi Kialoa

August 1979
The crew
It is a strange marriage, this mixture of schoolteachers, businessmen, salesmen, engineers, displaced Kiwi professionals and Jim Kilroy. But it seems to work. Sensitivity is high, especially so from Kilroy. He knows his limitations, knows when to keep a low profile, like during parties when the serious drinking and jiving starts.

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