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... a wicked setting and everyone got pretty tipsy after a couple of hours. Went back to the boat and kept drinking and then headed into a bar in town about 11pm. However the bar was pretty average and most the people we had been hanging out with left early so we didn't stay for too ...
... and was very choppy with the water constantly splashing into my face, with a strong current pushing me away from the boat, despite my efforts to swim strongly. I was only about 20 metres out, when the current seemed extra strong and for the first time I started to feel worried as my legs began to cramp and I struggled to catch my breath. Fortunately the dinghy was on its way back with David on board so I caught hold of the rope ...
... When it was time for dessert, all of the crew members lined up and carried a cake out, singing "Happy Birthday" in Croatian and English for my mom. Petra came in with a large bouquet of flowers she had picked earlier that day and a card from everyone, and the Captain brought a lovely gift of olive oil and brandy from his hometown. It was all just perfect. To top it off, Mario told us that that Zlatana, the cook, had made the cake from her ...
... Grad. We saw dolphins on the way which was really exciting because some of the guests had never seen them!
We docked next to the other 7 Medsailors yachts and all went out for ice cream. Err body got dolled up and we took a roofless & ruthless bus to a winery which felt like we were on a safari. The vineyard was absolutely beautiful with the sun setting over the hills behind us. I had my first ever full white wine glass and then some. We had 2 whites, 1 rosť ...
... and Travis.. The other boys off doing their own thing I think Dan went to bed and the other three went out to one of the bars for a bit. We had the best time however as somehow we ended up witnessing a footrace between Travis and one of the other skippers for a bit of light entertainment, Travis lost much to his disappointment but did quickly quip that it was because he wasn't wearing shoes. All in all it was a great night! One of the best of the trip for sure.