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Sunday, 29 November 2015

Windy!

Forget Abigail and Barney, the first big storm of the season hit the South coast today.

I went and checked on the boat:


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It was a bit windy!

I also met Guy, a chap that follows this blog but for some reason can't comment here.

However we do keep in touch via Facebook.

The bad news is there's another casualty. A yacht, looks a 30 footer fin keeled yacht has broke it's mooring gone aground on the Hayling side of Langstone harbour. Not good for the owner.

I noticed that Lazy Days has had it's forestay fixed:


This dinghy was having trouble staying afloat. I assume it's foam filled!


UPDATE: I got a picture of the grounded yacht from Eastney. Sorry for the grainy picture but its about 2 miles away!


4 comments:

  1. Hi mark, good to see you today

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  2. Hi mark, good to see you today

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  3. Days like this weekend when I'm glad Sparrow's ashore!

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  4. Hi Guy, It was nice to see you and hey, you're commenting on the blog at last! :-)
    Steve, I do get a bit concerned about Sprite, but most of the boats at Eastney stay afloat. Its fairly sheltered, the only really bad direction would be a Northerly wind which blows the length of the harbour and sets up a swell, but the hills overlooking Portsmouth take most of the edge off the wind. He says with fingers crossed...

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