All wrapped up

…both the season and the boat.


All the work is done. Tainui has been very professionally shrink wrapped. She has a dehumidifier and a 240 volt fan which will run continuously, and the yard will check the boat inside and out weekly.

The season is changing, with light rain and purple thunder clouds coming in from the north. Sitting on the hotel balcony reading Helen Garner, I feel dislocated, caught between two tectonic plates. No longer part of the boat but not yet ashore. It is always like this.

So it goes.



Colon bay entrance, from Shelter Bay

2 thoughts on “All wrapped up

  1. Grant McDonald
    May 24, 2015 at 22:43

    Must be the time for hauling out.we come out here in Pangkor,Malaysia on Wednesday no shrink wrap for Obsession though,would be good.we go back to Bundaberg on 1/6,I’ll do one more season on the sugar harvest then retire.Next year we are heading around to East malaysia and Borneo.Regards Grant

  2. May 7, 2015 at 02:07

    Hm…. done by Christo? ;-)

    “No longer part of the boat but not yet ashore.” — I know that feeling…

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