Random editorial babbling
.... and why some of this stuff is here... and stuff I couldn't
think of where else to put.
Another Sailorgirl Adventure!
(of the culinary kind)
Spinnakers or Chutes
Sheets, guys, downhauls, huh? An explanation of the "chute".
Oh, and a photo explaining why spinnakers in 30 knots of wind may
not be the best idea...
You don't have SSB, your VHF is on the fritz, and you're trying
to ask your neighbours over for sundowners, what do you do? Easy.
Use your code flags....
In the news....
The weather started getting rough, the tiny ship was
tossed, if not for the courage of the fearless crew, the Sea Breeze
would be lost...
A 35 kilometre day sail takes four months.
Calling all Pirates,
want to be in a movie?
Ar matey, are ya missin' some teeth, have serial killer
looks or maybe long hair and a parrot?
Do you want to play pirate and be in a movie? There's
a casting call from Disney....
the Jolly Roger or Jolie Rouge
"We are not pirates, but men who want to live for the Freedom that
God and Nature gave us, without surrendering to anybody".
So you're out in the middle of the ocean,
floating around and out of nowhere another boat appears coming
directly at you. What do you do? Well, that depends on who has
the right of way. Who's on starboard tack, where's the wind coming
from, who's under power or sail, blah blah blah.
You can keep and memorize the U.S. Coast Guard's
publication, Navigation Rules, International-Island (COMDTINST
M16672.2A), or you can read the quick version here.
call me Iron Charity Flint....
If you're going to be in a pirate movie, you'll be needing a good
pirate name. Here's a website where you can find your secret pirate
Preparation is the difference between adventure and disaster.