Tuesday, May 17, 2011

1970 Sabre 34

I am off with old sailing buddies Ed and Dave from my Chicago - Mac and Bayview - Mac days to bring David's new Sabre back from Charlevoix Michigan to Milwaukee Wisconsin.  Winds are predicted from the Northeast at 10 to 15 with waves 1 to 3 feet.  Sounds like a great downwind run, doesn't it?  But then again, the current mid-lake water temperature is 38 degrees.  It is going to be a cold one!

Here is a link to a description of the boat http://www.sailingmagazine.net/boats/6-used-boat-notebook/535-sabre-34

Fair winds and following seas.

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 ...