not for the faint of heart

not for the faint of heart
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The continuing adventures of Thirst…

Hello from a very warm and breezy Fort Lauderdale.  I love the warmth after a cold spring in Boston, but I forgot about the bugs!  THIRST is “in the slings” overnight (Monday) with full provisions & water, chores down, and ready for an 8:30 AM launching, preflight systems check, fuel dock and departure from the “Just Catamarans” yard in Dania, Florida.

We are looking at a NE breeze in the high teens against a 2 to 4 know Gulf Stream, which is just perfect if you are a fan of sharp seas and a bumpy ride.  (BTW, I am not a big fan of such conditions, and I have taken my favorite drug Meclizine to overcome my slovenly habits during the pandemic).

We will most likely hug the beach for headed north or just west of north for 100 miles and until the breeze clocks more to the East.  That will be the time to get back into the stream and shoot NE  towards Charleston and Myrtl.... Continue Reading at Sailing Anarchy



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