First sail of the year 2010

The forecast was 3 to 4, North / North-west. Great for sailing in Pevensey Bay. Except I don’t think we got more than f2.

My wife isn’t always available to sail with me, and friends sometimes have other commitments, so finding crew isn’t always easy. So I’ve been wanting to give single-handing a try for a while, but didn’t want to attempt it with another pair of hands just-in-case. So today I took my wife and she agreed to do nothing while I tried to single-hand.

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