Shipping from Australia: 3 days!
Yes, our Seabrake drogue, ordered from Australia on Monday, arrived in our hands yesterday afternoon, only 3 days later. Pretty impressive. I did a quick search and found that the drogue had to travel just under 10,000 miles to get here. At sailboat speed, of approximately 5 miles per hour, that would have taken… a very long time! No one goes sailing because they want to get somewhere quickly.
As crazy as Rebecca is about exercise, she has already started thinking of how this drag device could help to give her a better workout when swimming*. Below is a pic of Rebecca dragging a weighted sled across our lawn, so I’m sure you can get the idea.
*Don’t worry kids, we won’t let her drown. Now if it was me on the other hand…