Sunday, December 16, 2001

Canoe



My friend Ryan came into a small inheritance and has been spending it on some silly things. For example, he purchased a Hawaiian sailing canoe and shipped it over from Oahu. Kind of nuts, especially since he has almost no experience with them, but what the hey, I'll play along. I thought I didn't know much, but I have assembled and paddled outriggers in Tahiti, so I had some clue and ended up fastening the amas.

I also managed to convince them to paddle it first, rather than hoist the sail with the wind blowing straight offshore at fifteen knots. THAT would have been interesting.

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