Sunday, February 3, 2008

Strictly Sail Chicago

Just got back from the Chicago show. It has gotten much bigger in the last few years. I went with Ed King and Dan Scardino. We then went on to the Pink Pony Party at the Chicago Yacht Club. (For those out of the loop the Pink Pony is the largest and closest bar to the finish line of the Race to Mackinac.) There was a nice turn out and decent music. There was also a lot of 100th Race merchadise on display. One thing we did note is that every sailboat manufacturer at the show has his fractional ownership partner right next to the boat display. So we concluded that fractional ownership is truly "hot" this year.

Crash!

It has been raining most of the last three days. Everything is slippery. It is well known among cruisers that falling down the companionway ...