Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Leaving Mossel Bay maybe tomorrow for the Cape

Whatever happened to January being the easy month to get around this coast? I have never seen the five day windows of fifteen knots that other cruisers claim you get... Here are the effects of gale force winds out of the east on the anchorage in Mossel Bay. One of these refracted swells twisted the boat so forcefully that the mooring lines created enough pressure to crack the top flat piece of the wooden toe rail at the bow. I led the lines through the bow rollers after that....

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