Tag Archives: retrieving the halyard

The Mishap Recap

May 20, 2014: So, this sailing stuff?  Nothing to it, right?  It’s just ropes (which we call “lines”) that control sails which make the boat move.  That’s pretty basic.  But, then, there’s also the engine, the batteries, the thru-hulls and … Continue reading

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“I’m Okay!” … sort of (Viewer Discretion Advised)

April 28, 2014: The first thing I remember seeing after the fall was the big, white meat of my arm.  Between the time I hit, opened my eyes and blinked several times at it, it had grown twice the size. … Continue reading

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