Down Buzzards Bay to Block Island - into the wind of course
Date Wednesday 14 September 2011
For once the tide god was looking in our direction and it would have
been inadvisable to start too early. A “leisurely” 0700 start
was therefore made in order to make the best of the west going tide down
Buzzards Bay and across to Block Island, our staging post before the longer
There is not much to say about the 55nm motored. We had the odd
attempt to sail but the wind resolutely refused to do much other than blow from
the direction of
Having left before slack water we carried the tide, or at least had no
noticeable adverse tide and of course arrived at
We decided that we were unlikely to go ashore as we had both been to
Rebecca, Sid’s wife, having briefed me as to what to purchase, Sid was able to produce his signature dish of tagliatelle with blue cheese and baby spinach; complete with a photograph to prove the point.
Sorry Sid, your cover is blown; I think that the G&T in the foreground helped.