by Dick Enersen
In late September 2014, we held a reunion lunch of the still upright members of the crew of Constellation, the 12 Metre yacht that defended the America’s Cup for the New York Yacht Club in 1964. The crew – Steve Van Dyck, Putter Brown, Buddy Bombard, and I – were joined by our wives and girlfriends as well as two supporters from long ago, Davey MacFarlane (who took care of Nereus, our prewar trial horse) and Jimmy Gubelmann, also a regular crew member aboard Nereus, where all of the alternate Constellation crew trained. The venue was a private dining room at Castle Hill Inn, which had served as our residence in the summer of ’64.
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