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... and the
spectators get to see the cars for a nano- second before having to wait for another 3.82165 minutes again for the next lap of the cars. SO, in our regatta, the boats jockey for a good start. Now this is really pretty difficult to do. You cannot stop the yacht at all; quite impossible. The captains have to make small circles behind this imaginary line hoping that when the gun goes off, you are facing the right way. And as soon as ...
... I swam almost to shore and since my teeth were chattering by this time, we turned around and headed back to the boat. The drinks were flowing and they served us a small sandwich, more drinks and we started back for our ship. I was a little nervous about this because it was close to 5:15 and we were told to be back no later than 5:30. The ship set sail as soon as our group got aboard--we were the last ones to arrive!
We didn't have time for anything ...
... Brit and Claire invited the whole contingent to come and visit us on the yacht on Monday or Tuesday! Thankfully, though I'm sure they are a good crowd, the girls wouldn't have been able to describe where the yacht is currently moored! I call that a bonus.
We have just had breakky at Piece of Cake and now we're off to the Karakter Beach Bar. Should have a few good photos to post next update.
... to passers by. Clearly very proud of his bike.
Another bloke does the same route on his chopped Harley or Harley look alike except he's too cool to greet anyone first up. Gives you a big grin if you acknowledge him but otherwise just looks right through you!
Of the expats I catch up with there is Dom (French), Rob & Eddy (South African), Dougie (UK), another bloke whom I can't tell you his name despite several attempts to understand (Scotsman). ...
... and activated but it is a satellite system and is reasonably expensive to use. I'll send out details for this service when it is up and running but keep it for urgent contact only.
That's about it for now. I'll let you know how the work is proceeding on the yacht later in the week if there is anything interesting to report or next week when it hopefully will be well advanced.
"Thinking of Dave"