Tuesday, July 20, 2010

A day of sixes

As in, six of one, half dozen of the other. Dawn was beautiful, the wind came up nicely on the beam. Set the jib and main and was on a nice beam reach to Nova Scotia. Then the afternoon thunderstorms set in and chased me all afternoon.

I am about 3o NM south of the famous Bay of Fundy with its very wild tides and currents. Not much to worry about this far South. I have less then 30 miles to Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. I will be slowing down so that I don't arrive in the middle of the night.

Canada, Oh Canada!

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 ...