The only sailing I did today was in the basement of our new (to us) house. The house is what in sailing terminology would be called an "old shoe". An old shoe is a very seaworthy boat with classic lines. That's what our 1920s Craftsman Four Square house is. Except it was not particularly well cared for by her previous owners. Among other deferred maintenance is a wet bilge. (For you landlubbers, that would be a leaky basement.)
The remnants of hurricane Ida have been pouring rain on our house and I awoke to find several inches of water in our basement. I set off to Lowes this morning to purchase a bilge pump. While waiting for it to pump out the water, I sailed my catamaran around.
Thursday, November 12, 2009
Posted by NautiG at 4:49 PM