Coping with atrocious weather

Non-sailors might like to know how we manage the physically exhausting business of Volga travel in Tainui. These pictures were taken in gale force conditions (not) on Kuybishevskiy Reservoir on approach to Tolyatti.


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Gerda computing sun sights (or is it Facebook?)


Dima struggling to control the helm (note legs crossed in anticipation of action)



…while Maxine panics

The crew have (Dirk – ? “has”) been told that they have free access to the camera and also to the blog, and that I will publish faithfully anything they submit (as long as there are no split infinitives).  So far, no one has accepted my offer.

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