Happy Heart - HAPPY HEART BEAT by CORINNE WESELOH
Well, we finally did it! After being deterred by Hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017 followed by Florence and Michael in 2018, we tossed the lines to experience a passage that I could not have imagined.Our poor MS. Happy Heart has yet to receive her face lift after the neighboring boat at the marina in Wilmington, NC laid up on her during Florence and Michael. She is the victim of gouges and scratches on her hull, destroyed rub rails, several loosened stanchions on her life lines, a broken furling for the genoa (therefore the genoa had to be housed in the crews’ shower), a tear in the mainsail (preventing us from completely deploying that sail as well) and a missing hard dodger that was to cover and shade the navigation station during our long passage. The Caribbean 1500 departure date was. read more...