Sunday, May 23, 2010

Waiting On a Liferaft

The boat we are supposed to deliver from St Thomas to Key West is ready to go. All of the provisions are stowed, the dingy is tied down on the foredeck, our personal stuff is in our space and the chartplotter, Iridium phone, and Spot are all set up and ready. The crew is about as psyched as they can get for hand steering over 1000 miles. The weather is even good to go… so… why are we still sitting at the dock?

The liferaft that was rented for us to take along is somewhere at customs.

This trip on this boat at this time of year = liferaft needed, so we wait… nothing ever happens the way it’s supposed to in the islands. Things are done in their own time and at their own pace… it sure is hard not to get anxious though, we need to get moving to beat the hurricane season.

I will keep you updated.

Captain Tofer

1 comment:

  1. Confucius say; better to wait on life raft than in life raft.