Water and More Water By, Taro Sochi
It was like I was on a rollercoaster as I went up, down, up, down over the waves. The wind clawed at my hair whipping it across my face. Closing in on the lay line I tacked, causing my Winner hull one design Opti to healâ€Ś heal a little too much. Salt covered my sunglassesas I scanned the water quickly to see that the ripples had gotten denser. I could taste the salt on my sun burnt lip as I plunged in to the thrashing water. Water was splashing around me trying to pull me out in to the current as I clung to the centerboard trying desperately to ride the boat. Sadly it was not cooperating with me. My boat was like a beetle that could not roll over. Finally, starting to heal back over, but slowly very slow..
Published on Mar 5, 2011