Haulout is 5 days away, and the wind was blowing from the north 9-20 knots: time to go for a sail!
Packed up the winter cover for repair for Phil at the club to patch. The cover is wearing thin along the top where the ridge pole goes. Phil is going to sew some material along the entire length to extend the life of the cover.
Installed the cleaned out water strainer for the deckwash and installed a new hose while I was at it.
The deck wash is working perfectly now.
Went out singlehanded rigging a reef in the main in the harbour, unfurling the jib exiting the harbour.
It was a little cold, but nothing that a few layers of clothing couldn't help with.
Probably a weed or barnacle stuck in the speed paddle.
SailTime from Toronto was delivering their boats to the Whitby marina for the winter:
Made it past Ajax, and it looked like rain clouds coming my way.
Before I tacked, I saw that the shackle on the main sheet had come loose:
North wind all week!
End time: 02:12pm
Max Speed: 10.2 knots