Darren and Kathie’s Scrapbook

Darren at home, January 24, 2002

Darren in front of the bronze dolphins statue, Long Beach Aquarium, August, 2002

Darren with his son York, celebrating his 81st birthday, May 7, 2003

Darren out at sea enjoying California’s oceans, 2002


Darren and Kathie relaxing on holiday.


The passion of Darren and Kathie’s life has always been their riverboat.  These photos are of the barge, named La Poursuite du Bonheur (Pursuit of Happiness).  The boat is housed in France.

Darren captaining his beloved houseboat.

Darren and Kathie with the real pilot, Phillip.  Phillip is also a chef, as well as having more knowledge about barges than anyone else in the world!

Captain McGavin relaxing in his captain’s chair, sitting comfortably in   LaPoursuite du Bonheur.


Darren celebrates his 80th birthday with his daughter