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Hey Jude….

by Jax 29th Oct 2013 - liked

Well, despite us not getting very much sleep Vagaris survived the St. Jude storm unscathed…

Brighton Marina Breakwater 
In preparation, we doubled up the spring lines to make the boat more secure. As we hadn’t yet found a time to take the sails off for winter we furled the sheets a couple of turns around both the genoa and stay sail and put sail ties around both foresails to keep them from coming undone and flogging.

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They think it’s going to be a little bit windy…

by Jax 26th Oct 2013 - England

It makes a pretty picture at the moment, but it looks like it’s going to be a bit hairy out there in the English Channel Sunday night/Monday morning. Oct_28_Weather.png With the media talking about amber warnings and winds of up to 80mph, and today’s outlook on the inshore weather forecast predicting winds increasing severe gale 9 to violent storm 11 for a time, it sounds like it’s time to batten down the hatches, or rather check your lines and sit tight.

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