Thursday, February 21, 2013

Miss Me?

 Miss me?  Last week was spent enjoying the February sunshine (when it broke through the clouds) and lots of fresh air (here you read - wet, windy and blustery conditions!).
161 Optimists took part in a Spring Training Week and took to the water each day like little ducklings! I took some shots with my phone and processed them through instagram.

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The Optimist is a single handed sailing dinghy for children up to the age of 15.  It is one of the most popular sailing dinghies in the world!.
Here is a photo of the first ten launched early one morning in a bay full of calm!  The previous day had a steady 25/27 knots of breeze!

Now that the boys are sailing I wonder will I get a chance to do more of it?... or will I be watching like a mother duck from the top of the pier/side of the slipway?
Thanks for peeking - hope you are having a great week.


Nancy said...

I do miss you, Deirdre! I also LOVE seeing your amazing sailing photos. I am sure you are having FUN in the wind or not! Always love to visit your blog! XOXO, Nancy

Dawn T said...

What a fun time your boy would have had. Although we live very close to the beach, neither of my children were interested in sailing. We had a Laser for a while when they were younger that they enjoyed sailing with their dad. But I love seeing the Opties going out of Murrays Bay on the weekends.

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