Peter Mello asked if I had any interesting stories about old Yumping Yimminy. Here goes.
We were sailing into Edgartown one hot spring day passing all the townies
jumping into the channel by the ferry to Chappy. Capt. Carlsen pointed
out how dangerous the tidal race was there and in the inner harbor were
we anchored. He taught us that the sea was always dangerous and must
be respected. However, he was not a spoil-sport so after we anchored out
went the spinnaker boom but also lots of ropes attached to the the deck
cleats fore, midships and aft to grap on to if the current was too strong.
A great and cooling time was had by all.
Beware of the tidal race in Edgartown.