|We are fortunate to have great sailing friends we can call on for help. A few extra hands
certainly made getting our sails off easier.
|Our friends Bob and Lyn plus an obscured Brett, carry the mainsail ashore for flaking and bagging.
|After as many lines as possible were removed, they spent a day soaking in fresh water before being rinsed and spending another day floating in a water and fabric softener mix.
|Our daughter's back fence was great place to dry all the lines before they were coiled and put into storage. Yes - ketches do have a lot of line.
14. We have an LPG shutoff valve at the stove plus a solenoid activated shutoff in the line but always turn the gas off at the bottle whenever we are leaving the boat.
|Our Dreamtime with her sails off and almost ready for her winter slumber. Dinghy and kayak yet to be removed.