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Sailng on Windwanderer.
No Photos 17th Aug 2012
Thursday 16th August 2012

Thursday 16th August 2012

I can't believe it I actually went searching for a blanket last night, it was cold.
It has to be the first time in two and a half months, and it still is quite chilly this morning.
It looks like we are almost there.
At the moment we are off the coast of Baltimore, and Tom says we only have about an hour or so to go.
What a journey we have had.
My shift 7am,
The last shift for a long time.

Man we are in the river heading up to Toms place they have me on watch which is totally unfair, as far as I'm concerned.
I have been standing the whole time and steering the boat only with the auto pilot, hitting the button this way and that, weaving in and out of a shipping lane and dodging crab pots, talk about stress the crab pots are so hard to see, as most are just black in color.
So the captain comes up and decides to stand on the bow sprit, to Give me directions, as it looks like a mine field now, they are everywhere, after about ten minutes I caved in and made Tom take over, I was so stressed I needed a stiff drink and could of really used a packet of smokes right at that moment.

Anyway we have made it we are finally tied up at the dock after running aground right at the dock, and all stood around for an hour while the tide came in a little bit more, I had a fender up against a pole holding it there so we would not hit it.
But we are are now tied up safe and sound no more hurricane worries.

This place is just a little country town very much like Cape Fear, just not so pretty, but still nice with lovely people around.
So we will stay here for about three months and wait out the hurricane season and try and get this boat fixed.
We have a mountain of work to do, not really looking forward to it.

Well tomorrow is another day.

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