G’day there, well, here is my long awaited first blog post. I’m not going to bore you with the many reasons why it’s taken 12 months to write this after the fact, but it’s done. Yes, it’s true what the title states, a misaligned 10mm grub screw nearly sank the boat and why it happened will be examined below. To set the scene….
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Let’s move the boat!
We are left in the position of being new owners of a boat that is, depending on your east-west leaning, either 14 or 8 timezones away. Another way of putting it is that she is 9600nm away from Australia via the Caribbean and Pacific Ocean, or 11,900nm via the Atlantic, Suez and Indian oceans. That’s too many zero’s!
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