Thursday, January 26, 2012
As far as dancing with the sea - usually some of my best sails have been right before a low was coming in or right after it was almost over. These times usually give the best winds and the waves are big enough to give an adrenaline rush but not the fear and stress that a storm give. Here's a clip from one of my blogs: "But I wasn't going to be foolish tonight and either wait for the storm to really hit or for the winds to die. So I tacked back. On this reach, I was close hauled heading directly for the red beacon signal, with the big waves thrusting the sailboat forward with every interval. Nothing seemed to be boring tonight. It just kept getting better and better. I had to keep a watchful eye out because at anytime it could cross the line from 'better' to crazy. Ok, at least I was ready..." Feel free to read 'Fear of the Storm' at http://stormsailingwithalbie.blogspot.com or you can also find it in the archive at the bottom of the page. :-)
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