On our dolphin tour during the week of Thanksgiving, we headed out to a small spoil island to walk around and look for shells. It’s a tiny oasis in the middle of all of these tall buildings.
The flag on the island was starting to look a little weathered.
We could see a kiteboarded across the waterway.
There were small sailboats all around the area. It was a windy morning and perfect to be out on the water.
I was looking the other way and heard my sister yell “Oh no, they went over.” I looked around and saw that the boat had flipped on it’s side. The 2 guys were working on pulling it back up. At first I thought they would need to be rescued but our captain said it happens fairly often and the guys on these small boats are good at getting them back upright. That has to take a lot of upper body strength to get that sail out of the water. (That big white complex in the background is Morton Plant Hospital in Clearwater).
The guys in another boat nearby were leaning pretty hard to keep theirs from going over.
Nice view heading back to the marina.