While out sailing with my parents and K over the weekend just gone (sailing through three regatta fleets is fun!), Dad was working on hooking up the external speaker in Blue Opal’s cockpit to the M323G radio
I had hoped to get this sorted before my parents and K visited for the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta, but alas this was not to be so. On the first day K was here, we emptied out the port locker,
A lovely sail today. A bit breezy and choppy, and thus I had to reef the main and furl the jibs a bit.
On the trip from Conwy to Holyhead, Blue Opal‘s bilge got filled with the contents of a canister of clean engine oil. You can imagine the panic this caused when we reached Holyhead, and performed an inspection of the boat
While out sailing over the weekend, two things decided to go crunch and sproing respectively. The stripper ring in the port sheet winch went crunch; this became evident when the sheet in the self-tailer guide suddenly went under the lift
Courtesy of K, a pair of customised throws / blankets for Blue Opal.