Maggie Lay Day

Another glorious day, no wind. Everyone emerged slowly, and we had a lazy breakfast of croissants and coffee and we discussed the days festivities. Most of the crew were going to head to picnic bay to view the beer can regatta, but Pete and I were going to stay at the boat. Pete ended up […]

Maggie race 2

Another glorious day, begun with bacon and egg rolls – breakfast of champions! As we headed out for the start, there was debate about whether there was enough wind, and sure enough, the committee boat postponed the start. We drifted about, put on some music and got a bit revved up, dancing on the foredeck, […]

Maggie Race 1

Day dawned beautiful warm and sunny. We slowly got organised and left the dock around 10 am to head out into Cleveland Bay and make some water. We pootled about and put some sails up then got a bit excited for the start and BANG! BANG! General Recall! In any event our second start was […]

Preparing for another race week

Tuesday was another morning of work for me, cleaning the stainless steel, clearing out the the storage cabin and generally getting the boat ready for Pete’s return and racing. ┬áLunch was aboard Pilgrim, a fantastic plough mans lunch on Clare’s special handmade planchet! After lunch, I dropped Paul at his shed (which is awesome), then […]