The order is placed (gulp) . The deposit has been paid. The colour chosen and the first to do list developed. I hope there are lots of discounts at the upcoming (as they say) LBS….
Terrance, the curmudgeonly trailer which carried Vagabond a few thousand miles (more than Vagabond sailed!), has been upgraded. It (definitely not a she or a he, despite the name) struggled to carry Vagabond and I found out why – it was only rated for 1500kg and the whole shebang (Trailer and Boat) weighed in at 1650 kg when I put it on a weighbridge a year or so ago. Since then, it’s had the “old man” electric winch and battery added.
Now I need to think of more names for the various bits of kit:
Boat: Riff Raff tick
Owners Agent: unchanged tick
Outboard : not a Mercury, so can’t be Freddie: it might be a Tohatsu so could be Tottie – but that’s a bit sexually inappropriate these days.
Dinghy – a new one – can it be Doris 2? No I don’t thing so.
Enough. I need a cup of tea.