Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Any day on the water

Is a good day, even if you don't leave the dock. Ferd came up and we got the masthead sorted out: new chocker for the jib sheet; the new masthead wind instrument; and we got the TV antenna that was making the wind instruments read wrong down. Only a few more days until we set sail for the Chicago and Bayview races

American Exceptionalism

Peter Schramm, liked to tell the story of his family's escape from Hungary in the aftermath of its failed revolution against Russian Com...