The race is now on, and you can follow it on

Phil and Team Mau got through Seymour Narrows, but apparently the wind is gusting up to 40 knots, which on a beach cat…. yikes.

Here are some photos I took of the start

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Ankle update:



Pretty colours!

I still can’t walk almost a week after the injury and suddenly have strong opinions on disability access to buildings. Funny how that works hey?

I can JUST about stand on it now, so hoping to be able to slowly walk by the weekend. Getting to work has changed from a 20 minute hop to almost 50 minutes including getting out of the boat and into the car and vice-versa. If only I worked for somewhere with a modern remote working policy.

What’s extra frustrating is that the weather has been hot dry and sunny – perfect weather to go practice on the water, or finish rebedding my chainplates, or polish gelcoat… and I’ve been able to do none of that.

I’m super whiny.


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