sail. We arrived in Sherman Cove and decided on a mooring ball, settling in for a nice evening of lobster, etc. The building wind was a Bad
omen. We took the launch into town, chose a waterfront restaurant where three of us had lobster dinners (yes, we are doing our best to deplete the lobster population in Maine) and the other had a delicious Maine crab cake dinner. Got back to the boat on the last launch of the day and topped the day off with Porto and Sherry while watching the moon rise. The wind was still rising as were the rolling swells. The night turned Ugly
after bedtime. The wind howled, the "Rockport Roll" came in and the boat rocked and rolled all night in every direction along with lots of bumping and grinding. The "dancing" didn't cease until 0500. No one got any sleep! Fortunately, we had another short run up to Belfast where we hope to have a smoother night and and good night's sleep.
Wednesday dawned beautifully clear and breezy. Conditions were perfect for an off the ball sailing. Yes, we hoisted the mainsail and dropped the mooring ball and sailed away. We had nice wind for the short trip up to Camden, it was a