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Old 04-19-2016, 06:36 PM   #1
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Went Sailing Today!

. . .or, it would have been sailing if the wind hadn't of died. Not sure why, but the forecast was 10-15 but I got out there just as it went to 0-3

2 hours motoring/motorsailing/drifting with the tide hoping for wind. On the little puffs of wind that did come thru, I could faintly hear the voice of "Trawler Owners" reminding me that most sailers are motoring anyways

Also, if it isn't a sign from the universe. . .one of the Bayliner 38's I left a number with called me back while I was sitting dead in the water, tide slowly taking me to Hampton

Irony is funny sometimes, thought I would share!
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Old 04-19-2016, 06:41 PM   #2
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Funny, that's exactly how my last day of sailing went. Except for the part about the phone call...
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Old 04-19-2016, 08:48 PM   #3
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I watch 'sailors' around here all the time....no wind, either motoring along or drifting with the current.




The only good thing I can say about that is it's cheaper than running the diesels. But nowhere near as much fun.
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Old 04-19-2016, 09:00 PM   #4
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Old 04-19-2016, 10:26 PM   #5
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Yep... three kinds of wind... not enough, too much, and perfect... and when its perfect - it is heavenly.

Hopefully perfect on your next sail.
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