We're a week short of the liturgical first day of spring - Fat Tuesday - but that is just convenience and convention. The real first day is the first one on the water. That was today - when I rowed around City Island in my 8 foot plastic Walker Bay skiff.
SPINDRIFT SETS NEW RECORD TO EQUATOR - These images give a sense of the scale of this boat. Spindrift crossed the equator with a faster time than IDEC; which had started ahead of Spindrift
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