|A Taste of Heaven|
It it not totally for a lack of trying, though resolving the issue hasn't received a lot of effort due to competing priorities. I had a go at trying to dry out the centerboard and trunk over the summer, in hopes that the suspected swelling would go down. But, it was to no avail. On the bright side, it did lead to my one voyage under sail this year. When I dunked the boat to judge the efficacy of my drying efforts, I also was able to take her out for a short cruise downriver. After turning around, I found that the wind was favorable for running back up river. Unfurled became the jib, and carried on the wings of the wind was I. It was short, but blissful.
|A new centerboard.|