Of Mirrors and Mentorship - the whole story of the 'Family Robinson' and their path to winning the Mirror Worlds - twice!
Michael Robinson has sent us the story of the 'Family Robinson' and their path to winning the Mirror Worlds - twice! It is a great example of the unique qualities of the Mirror Dinghy and is a good read for potential newcomers to the class. Michael Robinson takes up the story:
After the 2013 Irish Worlds, I was asked to write something about the family’s experiences. It was eventually posted on the Irish afloat.ie website.
Grant Eckermans asked me to finish off the story after the 2015 Worlds for the South African Mirror Class web site, which I did.
I am sure that you will recognise the first part, but hope you will find the second part interesting.