Today is Wednesday the 20th, I think. From Tobermory we took a short hop to
In the morning I was digging around up forward and made a very stinky discovery. Somewhere along the line somebody was a little hyper on the pumpout and cracked the top of our holding tank with the vacuum. Some had sloshed out, and cleaning up wasn't very much fun. I patched it up temporarily with the grey tape, and we sailed to Meaford, a little farther than planned, but I wanted to get closer to Collingwood and have time to figure out proper repairs. All will be well in time for the racing.
Yesterday was a glorious day of bright sun and 15 to 20 knot winds behind us. We moved right along, but it would have been lovely to have some more crew on board and fly some bigger sails. I'm spoiled by having keen race crew for many of our outings. I look forward to the regatta!
I hope everybody is doing well, and trust that the world
hasn't come to an end. I have been almost completely out of touch with the
news, although I did hear about
I also hear second hand that the kids are still on the
Bounty, mostly enjoying themselves, and have made it
to somewhere in
Now to go in search of repair materials. Cheers,
Rick / Dad