LIS in Cuxhaven

During our holidays of 1973, a schoolmate and me met a young american fellow, who preferred to rather mess around in boats, than be fighting in Vietnam. His floating home, a crudely converted danish fishing boat by the name of Lis, was driven by sail only and constantly leaking. He instantly became our hero and the living proof, that? freedomīs not just another word, for nothing left to lose?