The following Photos show the launching of the “Ocean Highlander II” in 1979 by Sandy Munro and his wife. The Catamaran was built for him by Prout’s at the Point for his entry in the transatlantic race. Sandy Munro was a pilot in the Royal Navy and owned his own helicopter which he flew to visit Canvey Island to check on the progress of the building of his Catamaran. The photos show him landing on the sea wall at the Point.
Updated 08/03/09 – DB