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PaulinVictoria 12-28-2012 08:30 PM

Days like these
 
Took my Dad out for a sail today, grey skies but a nice breeze kept us sailing at 6+ knots pretty much all day. Hove to just out of Hughes Passage at the south end of Sidney Island and had lunch while a small pod of orca came past. First time I've actually got to see them from Tangerine in nearly 3 years of sailing around here.
We were pretty much the only vessel on the water, and got back into the slip just as it got dark. Perfect.
Don't understand why people up in this part of the world pull their boats over winter, it's some of the best sailing :cool:

T37Chef 12-28-2012 09:16 PM

it didn't happen unless we see pics??? ;)

MarkofSeaLife 12-28-2012 09:20 PM

Re: Days like these
 
Wonderful moment for you

jrd22 12-28-2012 10:01 PM

Re: Days like these
 
Sounds like a good time Paul. Supposed to be more or less dry for the next week (amazing!) around here, maybe we'll see you out there.

PaulinVictoria 12-28-2012 10:07 PM

Re: Days like these
 
Maybe John, wind isn't supposed to be up to much but we'll see. Shawn, funnily enough I said to Dad "I haven't got my camera, I bet we see orca", and sure enough......

CalebD 12-29-2012 12:55 AM

Re: Days like these
 
Sounds like a wonderful day Paul.
I think the closest I ever got to taking my Dad sailing was when he tried out my windsurfer at the beach once.
Good for you!

AKscooter 12-29-2012 03:49 AM

Re: Days like these
 
beautiful moments.....shared with those we love!!!


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