Good morning everyone. Fullnesss…. that just about describes our live these days. We are pretty darned lucky to be out here sailing among the islands, enjoying lots of warm sunshine with occasional rain to keep things from getting too parched. This week is our annual Wooden Boat School course where participants get to play deckhand, learning some new skills and practicing the art of life as a crew member aboard a sailing vessel. I kinda like that image of “practicing the art of life”.
Yesterday the wind came strong northwest as it tends to do this time of year as cool air begins to filter down from Canada. We sailed over 50 miles averaging 6.3 knots the whole way with a deep reef in the mainsail. And here we are at Grindstone Neck, Winter Harbor on the Schoodic Peninsula. This is another first for me and I can tell you it will not be the last. This place is lovely. I can see why summer folks decided to establish a haven for themselves back at the turn of the last century.
Have a great day. Be well. Do good.