Yes, it even rains in paradise.
But rainy days are also good days. It’s relaxing, that patter of rain on the awning over the cockpit, the realization that it’s one of those days when even the ducks are walking, and “…you ain’t goin’ nowhere”.
But there are projects, of course. One of the books I brought with me to the boat this year is called “The Rigger’s Apprentice”. As you’d expect, it’s a mighty tome, hard covered and 400 pages of pretty much anything you could want to know about rigging, lines, knots, etc. Including how to “Whip” (secure with string) the ends of your heavier lines aboard, such as halyards, sheets and dock lines.
Thrilling, isn’t it?
But we’re anchored off a wildlife preserve at Sanibel Island, FL, where the dolphins, brown and white pelicans, Great & Snowy Egret, Herons of several types, Rosette Spoonbills and Terns come to feed, the mullet jump like show horses, and the Ospreys lord over it all.