At an end

Forty-three years of racing and cruising sailboats came to an end this weekend when we delivered SunShower to a dealer on the Chesapeake Bay to sell! Gretchen and I have many wonderful memories of our life as sailors! But...years pass, injuries happen, bodies are weakened and I realize I just can't do the kind of activities required to sail a small catboat on coastal waters. We'll still be in touch with sailors at the Club and I'm currently restoring a laser for the grand children so they can learn to sail. Hopefully, they will go to VISAYC sail camp and enjoy it as much as their mothers did!


Sailing SunShower on Smith Mountain Lake

This may seem like a sad blog, but it is not. Gretchen and I adapt quickly and we are looking forward to exploring coastal waters in our new motor boat. In fact, we'll be on Mobjack Bay in May!


Oxford, MD ferry at sunset.