- Apr 14, 2015
- Apr 02, 2015
- Mar 30, 2015
Stepping through Luther’s onto Bay Street, you’ll discover a beautiful downtown, replete with historic buildings and interesting shops. A few steps farther, and you’re in a designated historic residential district with many remaining homes from the English colonial settlement. It’s a great place to explore.
The prop shaft is broken, and bad weather is coming. Now what?
We were not going anywhere under power now for sure, and in the light air the tide was taking us down onto the rocks of the northern Jumentos Cay at a rapid rate.
A Category IV hurricane was heading our way, and we did not want to leave our boat in a marina that would have no protection from the ravages of a storm of this magnitude. Instead, we chose a lesser evil, one in which our boat had a better chance of survival—we anchored it, using tandem anchors—
Don’t be fooled, there is most definitely and right and wrong way to secure a line to a cleat, and leave it to the Boston Sailing Center’s Francois Asselin to know the difference between the two!