(Photos courtesy http://waitematawoodys.com).
So, I came home for this? We’re currently in the middle of a blizzard, with perhaps two feet of snow to come. I’ll take solace in the photograph above. And many others from this fabulous website. These photos are of the 2015 Mahurangi Regatta Weekend in New Zealand.
I’ve been traveling, and made several half-hearted attempts to post here. Alas, one-finger typing doesn’t seem to have been very effective.
Why am I not in New Zealand right now? Even worse, I have had to postpone my trip to the Australian Wooden Boat Festival in Hobart for two years.
In the meantime, I have laid the snow shovel aside, and wish I was here:
This website is truly great — please read more, at
What do you think? Can we have any first-hand reports?