Change will take time

Sometimes you learn from an unexpected source.  When I lived in Grand Cayman, I came to know one of the older boat builders, an interesting man named Ira Walton. Mister Ira – I always called him that – was a master at the traditional Caymanian cat boat (the name comes from the type of sailing rig) and he was rebuilding one at the time.  I was at his yard one day gaffing with him in his boat shed. …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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