Launch Day

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All hooked up and ready to go

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Across the road and down over the hay field we arrive at the launch site

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Stepping the mast

Installing the bowsprit

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Adjusting the shrouds

Checking the rigging

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Loading the spars & sails

Sails are up and in she goes!

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Every move we make is watched by “Theo”

Installing the motor

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And off we go for the first sail

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Heading down the bay

“So how come they didn’t take me along?”

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Returning home

Nessie’s berth on the edge of the marsh

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