Tuesday, April 12, 2011

In St. Augustine

Had a very interesting transit from Miami to St. Augustine.  The first part of the trip was so benign that I had to run the engine at idle to keep Reboot pointed in the right direction.  Then, just about 5 miles from St. Augustine  I got one of those Florida/Georgia thunderboomers.  Of course the jib jammed and the main sail didn't come down right so it was one of those days.  Then the thunderstorm passed and I got into St. Augusitine.  I am now sitting on a mooring ball.  I am going down to see Bill (KI4MMZ) and then out to dinner with Ed and Claudia.

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 ...