Just finished watching “Captain Ron,” flipped to the Internet to find out what happened to the sailboat that was in the movie, and surprise! Earthquakes in the Pacific. Apparently, we’re going to have to pay attention to these things if we’re living on a boat.
The National Weather Service has issued a tsunami warning for the coastal areas of Alaska, stretching from Seward to Nikolski at 8:33 p.m. PST. The agency also issued a tsunami advisory for parts of Washington, Oregon, California, British Columbia and inland Alaska.
…TSUNAMI ADVISORY STATEMENT…
NO – REPEAT NO – WATCH OR WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE
COASTAL AREAS FROM THE CALIFORNIA-MEXICO BORDER TO SEWARD
Nat’l Weather Svc says all will be well. Greg and I were making our calculations as to whether or not we could get the bridge open in time and put to sea if needed. I think he’s just making fun of me, but that’s OK.
Back on the subject of the boat in the movie, we’ve realized we have an intuitive thing for Bill Garden designs (the naval architect who designed KJ) – he also designed the 51′ Formosa ketch used in the movie. Very nice boat, although as Greg pointed out, it was the Coast Guard cutter that got me excited. That’s another thing we share: a good working boat will always turn our heads…