Tuesday, September 7, 2010

History of Papillon, part I

Part of the fun of buying an older boat is discovering its history.  As it so happens, aside from reported visits from a Pope and William F. Buckley (not concurrently) and an appearance in Classic Yacht Interiors (Jill Bobrow, WW Norton), Papillon was the site for a Covergirl commercial in 1980.  And that is much more interesting, right?  Behold, our beautiful boat:


Of course, our family will always look just this beautiful and carefree while onboard.