Saturday, January 12, 2013

Bad days in Paradise

Even in Paradise we have bad days:

1) Dinghy engine failed, leaving me stranded on boat.
2) Hitched a ride to shore with friend. He was to bring me back. He met a girl and let me stranded on shore.
3) My crew Andy accepted scooter ride home - spent night in hospital with road rash. I spent most of the next day getting medicine, changing bandages, and so forth.
4) Found that Reboot's transmission has a oil leak.

Oh well, Andy will heal, fortunately no scrapes on her face. Got new prop for outboard, working again --- but who knows for how long (it is after all 35 years old.)

Spider people arrive tomorrow.

Fair winds and following seas.


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