4Shorts at Chatham Bay

Chatham Bay 020You couldn’t make it up if you tried!   The evening started innocently enough with a rum punch at Tim’s Bollhead Bar.  However, on returning to OR James, being the chivalrous skipper, was last to jump into Puddle but had a slight miscalculation … one pair of wet shorts.   Just as we were setting up for supper the heavens opened and he got totally soaked … two pairs of wet shorts.   Not content with this, he promptly sat on the wet seat in Puddle whilst locking her up for the night … three pairs of wet shorts!   Then followed a very funny evening with Freebooter chuckling about 3Shorts Short.  But that wasn’t the end of it.  To help with the washing up James rinsed out a particularly mucky container with salt water while standing on the bathing platform.  Job completed, he pirate-proofed the swimming ladder just as the wind blew the clean container into the sea.  So using the bathing ladder to reach the precious container, he found that the booby-trap worked brilliantly and gently toppled (fully clothed) into the water!    It was now a 4Shorts evening!

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  1. December 25, 2014 at 11:36 pm #

    Just caught up with the last few blogs – so pleased you’re having a good time – less turbulent than last Christmas! Happy Christmas to you both and keep on sailing! Love Adele X

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