donderdag, november 16

The story is told here and here on the weblog of the Maiken, a two-man yacht which docked last month in Australia after a six month journey from California. Skipper Fredrik and his uncle Hakan encountered the nascent island in August this year. Their online acount reads like the chronicle of a journey from earlier century. "You might have heard about the sailor superstition that you should never leave on a Friday," wroite Captain Fredrik. "Well, we did and the sea turned to stone."