Cape Town

Long story short: here we are comfortably berthed at the Royal Cape Yacht Club. We were very, very lucky getting in here. Our reluctant starboard engine quit, but we arrived amid a rare occurrence...almost no wind...so we could maneuver in on one engine.
Long story short: here we are comfortably berthed at the Royal Cape Yacht Club. We were very, very lucky getting in here. Our reluctant starboard engine quit, but we arrived amid a rare occurrence…almost no wind…so we could maneuver in on one engine.
Ceremonial tot off of Cape Agulhas, courtesy of Nora's GoPro.
Ceremonial tot off of Cape Agulhas, courtesy of Nora’s GoPro.
And a tot for the sea(s). Indian Ocean on the right; Atlantic on the left!
And a tot for the sea(s). Indian Ocean on the right; Atlantic on the left!
Yet another whale-in-the-distance photo. Tahawus reported a whale within 50 feet of their boat, but we had no such heart-stopping excitement.
Yet another whale-in-the-distance photo. Tahawus reported a whale within 50 feet of their boat, but we had no such heart-stopping excitement.
Plenty of seals as we neared Cape Town. They like to hold their flippers up in the sunshine.
Plenty of seals as we neared Cape Town. They like to hold their flippers up in the air. It looks like they are soaking up the sunshine, but I read online they do it to cool themselves; I dunno.
Nice sailing into a nice night.
Nice sailing into a nice night.
And the crew is feeling good!
And the crew is feeling good!
Table Mountain coming into view.
Table Mountain coming into view.

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The Victoria & Alfred waterfront, nice but very touristy, a long walk from where we are.
The Victoria & Alfred waterfront, nice but very touristy, a long walk from where we are.
The V&A waterfront is a hoppin' place.
The V&A waterfront is a hoppin’ place.

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