2022-10-05 | The Calima

October 5th, 2022
The calima with raising wind.
Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Winds from the Sahara carrying sand make the sky look like Tatooine. During the night, the wind came up and changed for the south putting an end to the phenomenon and cleared the sky by morning.

Swaged the back stays and isolators for the HF radio. It’s not easy finding US thread patterns here but the rigger came through and found an old piece of rigging in his shop that matched so we could sewage the last fittings. The masts should be going up in the next few days with the deck getting oiled right after.

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