A few days ago I didn't feel as if the anchor set well - just a feeling on how SWALLOW moved while backing down on the anchor. I watched her swing and checked the GPS to see if she was staying put. She was. For few hours yesterday mid-afternoon it blew in the low to … Continue reading Anchor sets
The weather remains non-typical: mostly southerly and strong for the season. This isn't a bad thing as there has been more rain (than last year), average temperatures (cooler than last year) and fewer forest fires. I've been able to sail quite a bit - which is kinda' the point of having a sailboat as a … Continue reading Different wind
Came across an interesting article about food on the old tall ships: The Grim Food Served on 17th-Century Sea Voyages Wasn’t All Bad - https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/ship-food-research-recreation-beer https://assets.atlasobscura.com/article_images/48327/image.jpg I believe that the food prepared on SWALLOW is more appetizing! Dinner: oysters, broccoli and a beer.