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Norman Bernstein
06-19-2018, 08:29 AM
https://scontent.fbos1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/35646880_10215991983062561_5011624512513376256_n.j pg?_nc_cat=0&oh=6a645145cd8547530897351951278951&oe=5BAF2495

Paul Pless
06-19-2018, 08:47 AM
Perspective.

Rich Jones
06-19-2018, 09:10 AM
Glad to see that the storm damage is squared away and you're on the water!

Domesticated_Mr. Know It All
06-19-2018, 09:13 AM
First one's always the best.

Norman Bernstein
06-19-2018, 09:23 AM
The photo was taken near Potter's Cove, on the east side of Prudence Island, in Narragansett Bay.

The most fun, actually, was while we were anchored. My grand-nephew Zachary finally got a chance to be the 'captain' of my dinghy, and he went absolutely crazy, with the Tohatsu 5HP engine, spinning circles and jumping his own wakes. THAT was the reason I was so eager to fix the engine! Zach isn't especially fond of the sailing, per se... but playing with the dinghy was the high point of the day, for him... as well as for me, watching him! :)

Nanoose
06-19-2018, 09:57 AM
Gorgeous. Thanks, Norm.

Todd D
06-19-2018, 10:55 AM
Pretty significant reef on that jib though.

Rum_Pirate
06-19-2018, 02:31 PM
Is the damage etc you outlined previously now repaired?

Is the pic in the OP a sunrise or sunset?

CWSmith
06-19-2018, 02:35 PM
Norm, you just changed my whole day. Thank you!

Phil Y
06-19-2018, 05:20 PM
Those are the moments that balance the ledger.

peb
06-19-2018, 05:33 PM
Leaving the main sail furled for another year Norman? :)

Norman Bernstein
06-19-2018, 07:23 PM
Leaving the main sail furled for another year Norman? :)

I rarely ever use it.... on a masthead sloop with a 135% genoa, there's not much reason to unfurl the main. I'll roll it out occasionally if we're on a reach in light air... but not often.

Norman Bernstein
06-19-2018, 07:24 PM
Is the damage etc you outlined previously now repaired?

Is the pic in the OP a sunrise or sunset?

Most of the damage is repaired, save for some gelcoat gouges on the starboard side near the stern... cosmetic, not structural.

It was sunset in Potter's Cove when the photo was taken.

skuthorp
06-19-2018, 09:15 PM
Being blessed wit a moderte climate mostly I am still getting out occasionally. But this year so many days with no wind at all punctuated by 35knot+ gales make it awkward.

elf
06-19-2018, 10:03 PM
That’s a sunset.