When I woke just after dawn and checked the weather app on my phone, I could see we were in for a storm. The radar showed a massive squall line that reached from Cuba in the south all the way to Jacksonville in the north and it was depicted in alarming colors of deep greens, yellows and reds. Red is not good on a radar screen. The front was heading from Florida’s west coast toward Miami and the forecast indicated that it would arrive at about 11 am with winds in the high 30s and tropical rain. Okay.
The phone rang soon after and Paul Fenn from Jeanneau America asked if I thought we should head out a bit earlier than planned to test sail the brand-new Jeanneau Yachts 51. Yes, of course. Read more.