RUNNING DOWNWIND

A beautiful sunrise this morning over a rumbustious Pacific, blowing strong from the north east with large swells running through.  The sunrise turned into blue skies, fluffy Simpson clouds, sunshine and sparkling seas. A morning round of the deck revealed no flying fish aboard.  One did fly into the cockpit last night and I flipped … Continue reading RUNNING DOWNWIND

A VERY EVENTFUL DAY

It stopped raining this morning.  Everything is still wet and the low cloud persists, but not as low as yesterday and in the afternoon it cleared to high cloud and finally the sun popped out for half an hour. I could not believe that in had to stop for a deer crossing again today.  The … Continue reading A VERY EVENTFUL DAY

A STORMY NIGHT

By three this morning the wind had increased to gusts of 40 knots, I let out more chain and had the engine running as we were close to the shore, its only a small pool we are anchored in.  Thankfully all held firm.  The rain and wind have continued all day and only at six … Continue reading A STORMY NIGHT