Quincy’s Corner- 100203- Rock and Roll Great Dane

A storm on the dock is nothing like a storm at sea.  Sometimes it may actually be worse than a storm at anchor or on the ocean because you’re tied to a dock and can’t move naturally, so a sailboat’s motion changes and gets jerked around quite a bit.  Interesting motion when you’re living on the boat with two small kids and a Great Dane onboard, with rain and high winds predicted, but really high winds not expected.  Here in Southern California, storms are generally pretty mellow and although they can dump some good rain, they’re usually predictable.  Yesterday’s weather pattern wasn’t that usual So Cal storm.  The wind clocked around to come from the South and increased to 30-40 mile an hour gusts with heavy rain coming in on top of the wind.   Continue reading

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