Today again was a day of getting hands dirty aboard Pesto. Very dirty indeed.
Less than 10 days ago, Raquel and I were finishing lunch in the cabin when I got a WhatsApp message from Adriana – “please switch your Skype on … I’ve got something for you”
Our passage from Catalina Harbor to San Diego was supposed to be an easy one (as long as our understanding of the weather forecast was right).
So, at sunset, as planned, I started the engine and began to untie Pesto from the twin mooring buoys in order to get going.
Then the engine stopped (and so did my heart, for a moment) ….