Once known as Hartley18
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Melbourne, Australia
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I find it interesting that the houses seem to have stood up fine, but that people with roller-furling headsails might have done well to take them off *before* the storm hit..
A lesson for the future: Just 'cause it's rolled up now, doesn't mean it'll stay that way when the wind gets up...
"Honestly, I don't know why seamen persist in getting wrecked in some of the outlandish places they do, when they can do it in a nice place like Fiji." -- John Caldwell, "Desperate Voyage"