Sailing, Self-steering

Life is good today!

Friday afternoon, 1330, and I’ve had more than my fill of work for the week. On the boat by 1400, mooring lines pared down to just the bare essentials, covers off, safety gear in place, motor warmed up. Now we wait for the crew to arrive. It’s blowing a steady 15-18kt SE’ly, gusting the odd 25kt on rare occasions. Sea …