30 March 2017 | St lucia
Sail blog March 30
Man testing the elements, waves crashing over the bow, winds blowing at gale force, every part on the boat testing it's maximum strength are what many think sailing is all about. Then there is today, with very light winds and almost a glassy sea.
I am sailing ( motor sailing actually) and writing this as I cross over from Martinique to St Lucia. I got Cherry off to the airport and I pick up my next two guests tomorrow. Today is the first day I have solo sailed Mile High Dream this season. With my current rate of speed I should arrive in time to clean the boat and take a nap.
After the terrible experience in Guadeloupe, the days have been quite calm and thankfully uneventful, except for beautiful beaches, calm soothing swims, dinners, and time with friends.
There is a saying that sailing is 10% of work and possibly terror, and 90% of boredom. I am enjoying the boredom hoping a whale will appear or a pod of dolphins or even a sea turtle. Until then it is just time to relax.