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Adrift: Thea feels swamped: Mayday!

I have written before dearest ones, about Thea’s own vulnerabilities….even here, in the semi isolation of the Island. Because although that is why I am here, to reset, re calibrate, at some point I need to re emerge. 501 more words


Phosphorus - my dinghy

So while I’m on a role I thought I’d post a little about the first boat I ever built, Phosphorus. For part of my boatbuilding apprenticeship I had to build a little plywood dinghy, and over a period of about 2 years this is how I faired…. 61 more words


Dinghy Sailing Test

Six weeks after purchasing our Walker Bay dinghy (see our earlier post Dinghy Fever), we finally bring it to Take It Easy.  Our three day weekend is spent getting it organised to hang on the davits, learning to set it up for sailing and having some fun. 909 more words

Bird Photography

A Step Above

Imagine setting out from your dock early rowing in the quite of the morning as a light fog rises from the water. The sun casts long shadows through the trees onto the glass smooth water. 655 more words


Sea Minor - Cay of Sea's Dinghy

Since Cay of Sea is not sailable until I address the rigging issues, I’ve sailed our pram Sea Minor several times recently. I am prone to forget how much fun it is to sail a small boat, but these big sailing adventures in a small boat remind me that sailing is fun regardless of the size of your boat. 1,140 more words

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