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What A Difference A Day Makes

What A Difference A Day Makes

Sunshine all day today.  A light southerly kept Madsu doing 4.5 knots under the 150% jib and full main.  Lovely day.  

 

Rain Rain Go Away

Rain Rain Go Away

I managed to skirt the rain clouds all afternoon. Had a great time sailing in the Strait even though the sun only occasionally peaked through, I …

 

Starboard Tack

Starboard Tack

On a sunny starboard tack – it was very difficult to convince me not to just keep on going. Great day in the Southern Strait of …

 

Big Heat

Big Heat

  A light wind, but a great afternoon on the water, escaping the heat of the city. While everyone else was motoring, Madsu was ghosting along at …

 

Keats

Keats

With a few days off and great weather, I made my way to Plumper Cove and spend some quality time at a mooring bouy. Madsu’s looking …

 

Canada Day Sail

Canada Day Sail

We had a lovely afternoon sail on Canada Day. With a puffy SE wind blowing into Howe Sound we were making good time to weather – …

 

In The Cockpit After the Rain

In The Cockpit After the Rain

I had a lovely afternoon sitting on the settee, listening to the rain on the coach roof. By the time it was time to go home …

 

A Little Work Under the Hood

A Little Work Under the Hood

The day started out promising. Despite a call for cloud and chance of rain, the sun was out when I got to the marina. And it was …

 

New Through Hulls

New Through Hulls

Madsu’s getting new through-hulls this week.  A rare shot of her with the swing keel down. Even a little boat like Madsu looks big up on …

 

New Lifelines

New Lifelines

Madsu is sporting brand new lifelines.  Pip at Pro-Tech Yacht Services in North Vancouver put them together for me – he and the gang also …