Thursday, 16 July 2015

Some parts of The Book of Bera are straight descriptions of our sailing experience. Here's an approaching storm that knocked out all instrumentation just as the engine packed up. So then it was me alone at the helm, with no modern aids between us and raw nature. Brutal.

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anonymous requested account delete says:

Oh dear god - all that water! Terrifying, but exhilarating too, I expect. However, my terror would have overwhelmed any exhilaration.

July 18, 2015

Suzie Wilde
Suzie Wilde says:

Richard was head down in the bilge, covered in oil. I think it was marginally better having lightning striking the water all round the boat and rain so heavy it was like another window, flattening the sea.

July 22, 2015

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