Human error!

Yesterday we went for a beautiful day sail. It was purrfect conditions and we had a great time enjoying our graceful Nocturne in her element.

Noccy in her elementGennaker

We had our gennaker and our mainsail up. (Some of you may remember we were longing for a gennaker but it turned out, what the silly humans thought was a spinnaker that they’d never taken out of the sail bag… was actually a gennaker!)

The humans had done a sail repair on the gennaker before raising it because there was one panel that had a couple of small holes in it. We were admiring how beautiful it was when disaster struck!


A small hole (just to the left of one of the repairs) appeared. It very quickly sliced through the whole panel leaving the poor sail angrily flapping around in the wind. The humans couldn’t get it down fast enough to stop it!

Sliced gennaker

So we will need to replace the whole panel before we can use the sail again but we DO have a gennaker! Hooray!

Tomorrow is the big day furiends the American launch of my book. You still have time to enter to win a copy. Just click on the Rafflecopter link below. It’s open to evfurryone to enter.

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There’s also the Facebook American Dream photo competition which is in full swing. Please make sure to vote by clicking like next to your favourite entries. All the details of how to enter can be found by clicking here.

Good luck evfurryone!

Good luck evfurryone! I hope I’ll see you all her tomorrow, I’m going to have a party to celebrate the book launch!

Bisous, Bailey


  1. Ooooh, that’s a costly repair Bailey! Glad the day was pawsome!


  2. Our review and give-away just started today too!


  3. Well Bailey I do think you can forgive the humans for the sail episode – missing a little hole isn’t such a terrible thing after all and you CAN repair it after all! Can’t wait for your pawty to celebrate the USA-book launch. YAY!

    Hugs, Sammy


  4. I’m sure they will have it ship shape soon enough Bailey,xx Speedy


  5. mistletoeandhitch says:

    It’s always something. I guess at least you have what needs to be repaired. I think I’ll use that on my child.


  6. kittiesblue says:

    What a beautiful day for a sail. It must have been great even with the sail problem. So excited for your party tomorrow. We’ll make sure we drop by. XO from you brofur and sisfurs, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth and Calista Jo


  7. Bailey, you have wonderful purrents. The only thing is they have to get the gennaker repaired. So what? At least you still have all your fur. It didn’t get blown away!!


  8. What a bummer about your gennaker, Bailey! You can’t leave humans alone for a minute, can you?


  9. Glad you are all OK!


  10. Well, it does look like you had a great day for sailing. We hope the gennaker gets repaired soon.


  11. Sorry for the mishap, but what beautiful photos!


  12. Oh no hope all will be ok! But beautiful photos 🙂


  13. That started off looking amazing, but oh boy – what a mess! Somebody has some…..sewing to do.

    Love and licks,


  14. oh no! What a disaster. These things happen on a boat.


  15. Sorry about the disaster 😦 Looks like it was a beautiful day though!


  16. Lookz like ya had a purrfect day!!!
    pawsum Bailey.
    Lub ❤ Nylablue ❤ n Mum too 🙂



  1. […] Furiends I have sad news. You may remember back in September we had our gennacker up (after a small sail repair) but it gave way and ripped nearly in two! I wrote about it here. […]


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