Catarina is now tucked in her new moorings at the Zululand Yacht Club and we are slowly enjoying getting well acquainted with her over the weekends when the weather is kind.
Little dog, Milo, (“le chien”) now accompanies us for the odd weekend stay and has settled comfortably into boat life, which means that our visits can become a bit more frequent.
Sailing with our friends Marc and Annie on their boat “Anushka” recently afforded us the opportunity of comparing the feel of their monohull to our multihull, and we were very pleasantly surprised at how smoothly she sailed. Anushka is very wide and thankfully handled beautifully without leaning uncomfortably. The inevitable queasiness quickly abated and we were soon able to enjoy Annie’s fabulous sandwiches, worthy of gracing any “high tea” table, with wind and brilliant sea all around, whilst the men went to work on their fishing endeavours.
Christmas Eve 2016 was a glittering culinary triumph for Annie and, as guests aboard Anushka, we were honored to partake in her sophisticated blue, silver and white-themed finger supper.