A Bone in her Teeth

With a bone in her teeth Tainui roared down the coast from Camden Haven in 35 knots of wind. Maxine was overjoyed and even the elderly skipper was a bit chuffed. A 9 knot average speed saw us in Pittwater the next morning, greeted off Lion Island by yet more humpback whales, blue skies and sparkling seas. After 11 years Tainui is nearly home.

Ian and his kids joined us for the trip down from Brooklyn to Sydney Harbour. Judy had provisioned superbly and Anna, bless her heart, took photos from North Head of our grand entry into Sydney. Tied up at RANSA, Tainui’s the day was capped off with a cocktail party.

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5 thoughts on “A Bone in her Teeth

  1. John
    2016-10-27T15:14:55+00:000000005531201610 at 3:14 pm

    Quite so, courage was the wrong word and just doing it is how it will be.
    Trust all went to plan yesterday and look forward to the next volume, chapter, log entry, preposition proposition or ?
    All the best.

    John

  2. John
    2016-10-23T14:35:30+00:000000003031201610 at 2:35 pm

    Well done ! Epic ! Best of blogs and sure to be a great book !
    Cheers

    1. 2016-10-23T17:14:26+00:000000002631201610 at 5:14 pm

      Thanks John. I still can’t quite believe we’re here. What are you up to?

      1. John
        2016-10-24T15:47:44+00:000000004431201610 at 3:47 pm

        Sydney ? Oh well, do the book thing, keep Miss Perfect happy, show her a bit of Oz and start again.
        Am older than you, have sailed a few of your spots, Pacific and Med, not 11 years worth mind !
        Converting Crowther 50′ racer for cruising at present, soon hope to find courage to depart Westhaven.

        1. 2016-10-26T09:44:28+00:000000002831201610 at 9:44 am

          Forget courage, mate. Just do it!

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