He now owns an O'Day day sailer - a 14-foot mono hull with a sleeper cabin, a main sail and a smaller front sail or jib.
Although the day sailer is much slower than his other boats, the history teacher at Shepherd Hill Regional still enjoys racing.
Poli-Dixon wasn't ashamed to admit that on this day Sailer
wasn't the only one thanking McNown for second chances.
Italian boutique yacht builder Brenta has added a new 52-foot day sailer
to its expanding offering which sacrifices the cabin roof and some interior space to make way for a large lounge extending from the helms forward to the mast.
Australia II became a museum exhibit; others were turned into cruising boats or day sailers
in the Whitsundays or the Caribbean, crewed by eager tourists.
The concept of day sailers
is certainly not new, but how Luca Brenta Yacht Design (LBYD), creators of the new B-Yachts brand, have approached this stunning vision is bred from the world of custom sailing superyachts.