And we’re back. ; )

Good sail Sunday/yesterday.  The mast stayed up (LOL) and boat showed (at least numerically) good speed and point.  Moreover, the rig is at a “reasonable” base setting, both in terms of forestay length and shroud tension, so I think we can now use JYC and Leukemia Cup to get a sense of our relative performance …

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Amazing weekend

I can’t believe how much we accomplished over the three days.  We basically put the boat back together AND got her ready to race.  Bottom, saildrive and zincs all sorted down below.  Winches, lifelines running rigging topside, instruments (Zeus and Tacktick), some electrical and batteries on the inside.  Even installed the new AIS VHF.  And …

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Spirit is at Caseys!

A huge thanks to Steve, Mark R and Mark B for enabling a smooth run from Jorge’s in Bristol down to Newport.  The last 100 yards were the sketchiest — having to navigate the turn onto Waites Wharf off of Thames without clipping the building on Thames or O’Brien’s (probably really bad form, especially with …

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