Saturday, April 7, 2012
Made it from Jacksonville to NAF Key West. Spent a couple of days, then headed over to Garrison Bight to the mooring field. When I arrived it was too windy to pick up an mooring ball (they don't have any tails on them) so I headed over to Sigsbee Island to anchor. I have done this before successfully for over a month. Short story, overnight thunderstorms, 40 knot winds, dragged anchor until I hit. The rudder is trashed so the next couple of weeks will be sorting that out.
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