August 1949. Tillerman was still in diapers and hadn't learned to walk yet. Life Magazine carried an article about a new boat, the Sailfish.
How do you like that hiking style? And the head back eyes closed sailing posture? Zen-like indeed. Perhaps I should try that in the Laser next time I go racing?
Joe Rouse, is that a topless wahine I see on the foredeck? That could be your grandmother.