Catching Up With Old Friends

 Tom Lohre and his wife Irene stopped by for a day, Tom has made three Atlantic crossings aboard Fiona.  He brought a new painting he has made of Fiona.  I gave him some old Atlantic charts in preparation for his planned sail to Finland next year.  He helped me get...

Hauled Out

Fiona was hauled out Friday and is now resting in her usual spot at the west of Weeks yard. I removed the anchor windlass, it had suffered on the foredeck for nearly 40 years.  Replacing bearings, and seals and painting it will be a good winter job in the...

Stuck in Nantucket

We are still stuck in Nantucket, but it looks like a window will open Thursday for the leg to Long  Island. Walter had to fly out yesterday due to the pressure of work however, he got a chance to tour the wonderful whaling museum before he left.   Fair winds, Eric  ...