Thunder Storms

We sailed the next day and did an overnight run to Clarence Town, Long Island. Went through a tremendous thunder storm.

We put everything electronic that we could into either the microwave or the oven. We had lightning bursting round us and thunder rolling round the boat for about 3 hours.  We tried to dodge round but it was too big.

Didn’t get zapped though and the rest of the passage was lovely but it was a worrying few hours.

We hadn’t been anchored for long and we were hit with another monster thunder storm, the anchor dragged as the wind whipped us round. Started everything and picked up the anchor and went out the harbour to sea until it had passed. Came back and anchored again.

Here we are just before picking the anchor up, wind speeds over 40 knots and gusts over 60 knots.

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