Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Wednesday morning

No sailing at dawn, a morning that came thick with humidity and thin with wind.  I ran down to the waterfront anyway for a boat check, SPARTINA floating comfortably at the dock, clean and dry under her boom tent.

I grabbed a glass of iced-tea at the breakfast spot around the corner, carried it back to the marina where I sat up in the shade on the second floor enjoying the last bit of the morning's coolness.

I added the newest piece of gear to the boat, a luminescent waterproof flashlight made by Pelican.  Easier to find in the dark, and a good deal at less than $30.00.

Summer solstice tomorrow, dawn at 5:46.  Wouldn't it be nice to raise sail as the sun comes up?

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