Sparhawk’s new life


SparHawk has recently moved to Rhode Island.

Some images from her new home on a beaver pond:

Boats-bring-us-together

 

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4 thoughts on “Sparhawk’s new life

  1. Bit concerned that these people are in danger of dying if they fall over

    Have they tested recovering the boat?

    I assume it has appropriate built in buoyancy – but my experience as a kid tells me that only fit , agile persons – or experts with the right gear – can get going again after an upset in a sailing canoe.

    Forgive me if I sound alarmist – but I have scared myself recently doing what I used to get away with when I was a lot younger and knew a lot less!

    Fair winds and warm seas,

    Frank

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    1. Yes they have. The water in this pond is also about three feet deep.

      You’re right about the dangers and difficulties of sailing canoes. Not for everyone or every condition.

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  2. The capsize drill is simple.
    1. Exit pond
    2. put clothes in dryer
    3. Shower. Have a drink
    4 Go out in another boat to bring in the canoe
    She’s actually pretty safe with two people. Notice also two deep reefs. Start out reefed.

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