Would you trust Claire to fix the strop correctly for the mast lift? We might have managed to get everything undone and the mast off the boat but we’ll never get it all back together again! Now the next stage of OR’s preparations get underway. Hopefully back in the water in 6 weeks (ever optimistic!)
The electrics all labelled ready to unstep the mast. A quick photo to remind us how to put the battens back in the mainsail! The sails all bagged and ready to go to Crusader Sails for cleaning and repairs. Crane out tomorrow! Not looking forward to it.
Inclement weather and panic about the number of jobs to do on Ocean Rainbow has meant our late summer holiday has amounted to two days’ sailing. Saturday in lovely sunshine and the return trip in the rain! We stopped for an ice cream at Mermaid Quay and then went round to Cardiff Yacht Club for […]
Forgot to take a photo once food was on the table but here’s one of James demonstrating our ”gym” routine on board! Definitely needed after all our roast lamb!
Great day, 70 boats left Portishead, 67 finished – definitely the best race in the Bristol Channel! Not sure if it was the Skipper leaving early or a different crew to last year, but we didn’t quite make the same placing!! Still we were half way up the rankings so a respectable position (34th!!!).