Our Winter season quote come from the American Novelist Sinclair Lewis “Winter is not a season, it’s an occupation.”
This quote rings true in our busy shipyard, where the off season for the sailor allows for an extended period for our skilled workforce to lavish care and attention to yachts that have had a long season afloat, getting large jobs completed as part of a winter refit or just coming to us for a winter lay-up and making the most of the time out of the water and having your yachts paint refreshed so she looks like new for the spring, but don’t forget the all-important job of masts and rigging servicing.
Harry Sinclair Lewis (1885 – 1951) was an American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright. In 1930, he became the first writer from the United States to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature, which was awarded “for his vigorous and graphic art of description and his ability to create, with wit and humor, new types of characters.” His works are known for their insightful and critical views of American capitalism and materialism between the wars. He is also respected for his strong characterizations of modern working women. H.L. Mencken wrote of him, “[If] there was ever a novelist among us with an authentic call to the trade … it is this red-haired tornado from the Minnesota wilds.”
Find out more about Sinclair Lewis here – Sinclair Lewis Wiki page