Re: [bolger] Launched
The thing that shines in all your writing here is your enthusiasm for
To be in it floating must have been very sweet. Good work.
David Ryan wrote:
> FBBB --
> The light scooner Margaret Ellen has been launched. Sails
> beautifully. Wife likes it, baby Margaret Ellen likes it, the dog
> curled up in the forward cockpit and snoozed.
> She's my first gaff rigged boat, and after all I have been
> hearing/reading about gaff-rigged performance, I expected to sail
> down the lake and then walk back (no choice but to start at the
> windward end.
> Now, having run down the lake and beat back (against the tide, I
> might add,) I just have to assume that modern, high-aspect ratio rigs
> can sail straight into the wind.
> I do seem to have a small leak in the daggerboard truck. Nothing
> dire, but she's definitely taking water. Something to chase down
> before she goes back into the water next Spring.
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