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Activity on the Corn Slip

The Merlin Rocket is Freya (817) and a couple of Enterprises. I've no idea when this was taken, a Wifie Marr photo from the Orkney Archives.
Picture added on 08 January 2014 at 12:02
Comments:
After 1969 because the Islander is in the background and possibly early 70s because the "Otter Bank" is still in service moored in the middle of the basin
Added by Willie Mackay on 20 January 2014
On the lefthand side of picture facing camera is the late Ronnie Drever, owner of Freya, next to him is his crew Alistair Learmonth.
Added by Raymond Grieve on 15 February 2014
And no a lifejacket in sight.
Added by W Watters on 18 February 2014
By the time I started racing in the early 1970's you had to wear some form of buoyancy. If you zoom in I think Ronnie is wearing a buoyancy vest.
Added by Raymond Grieve on 19 February 2014
Is that Alistair Learmonth standing next to Ronnie?
Added by Fred Grieve on 19 February 2014
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