[TAG] LG pub schedule - slight delay
thomas_adam at bonbon.net
Thu Jun 3 06:41:53 MSD 2004
On Wed, 2 Jun 2004 22:34:02 -0400
Ben Okopnik <ben at callahans.org> wrote:
> Almost immediately thereafter, St. Augustine got slammed by an
> unexpected front carrying winds of up to (estimated) 70mph. Almost
> every boat in the anchorage dragged; one went under the Bridge of
> Lyons, breaking its mast. My boat held, despite one of the anchors
> letting go(it turned out to have a 60 lb. or so fish trap tangled up
> in it; the bottom here has more crap on it than any place I've ever
Awww, that's cute despite the fact the anchor was loose. Poor fish. :)
> I spent an uneasy hour or more cutting tangled lines (my boat is more
> important than a damn piece of rope) and getting my anchors weighed
> and reset - the main hook held fine, and I've just put out two more
> for the night. I'm wet, exhausted, muddy from head to foot, and
> smiling happily because I've handled this challenge successfully
> despite its extra weirdness and difficulty.
Phew! I am glad things went Ok in that sense. I know it seems a silly
question buty just what is it one _does_ when a weather system such as
that hits boats? What do you have to do to stabalise it, just make sure
the anchors are stable?
Only ever had a small sail bot I never had the need to know anything
other than "don't ye be sailin' a rough times".
> (Murphy, I don't *give a shit* if you're listening.) The LG will be
> published tonight.
Don't rush things, Ben -- as and when. Is there anything I can do to
-- Thomas Adam
"Annie Hall leaves New York in the end. Press rewind, and Woody gets her
back again." -- "Look Inside America", Blur.
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