|Comegy's Bight on the lower Chester River, on a cruise |
to Chestertown with Doug Lucy and Miles Parkinson.
Miles was maybe 4 months old then.
But, she was a hard boat to drive in light air, heavy at 10,000 pounds and could have benefited from a taller rig. But in big winds she flew, although she sailed on her ear to weather. Here's Joe and me, before I renamed her, in 20-30 knots with a reef in, jib rolled down to 100% from 130%, and still putting the rail under in the gusts. It seemed like we were putting the spreaders in on the big gusts. That was a cold, wet ride. What a great day.
|Domino Sugar in the background|