Lyo

  Friday, April 22, 2016 / Stephanie / Exploration  

It was a sunny, calm morning when we set out for a bit of meander-motoring toward our next destination.  Thanks to our friend, Timo aboard S/Y Seasick-Luzie, for a key piece of wood that enabled Brian to fashion a temporary set-up for the fish finder (which doesn't exactly fit into Detour's navigation station scheme).  Brian finally cast his new rod into the sea; rigged with specifically selected lures to entice the fishes of the north.  [Yes, please do insert your hilarious "casting his new rod" jokes here!]  Brian had big hopes for snagging a cod, or maybe a sea trout... but the finder detected no fishes below and the lures did not temp these northerners! [caption id="attachment_2474" align="alignnone" width="700"] The fish finder display is plugged via extension cord into the 12-V outlet; next addition should probably include a suction type mount to keep the finder's display stable beneath the dodger.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_2473" align="alignnone" width="683"] The transducer for the fish finder is affixed to the base of this (Timo's) board, and plunked into the water from the anchor roller of Detour's swim platform; to be stowed when not in use.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_2475" align="alignnone" width="700"] Communications Officer clearly communicating to the Captain that, "Nooope," still no fish...[/caption] At the island of Lyo, we anchored yet again in sand beneath crystal clear water and ventured into this charming island community; another of Denmark's South Funen Archipelago, a region which has been nicknamed the Caribbean of the Baltic.

2 Comments

  1. From Ken and Deb on Apr 23, 2016
    ",”Oh my, this water is cold!” The other replies,”Yes and it’s deep to!”" And I would tell the first two "Yeah, and the bottoms rocky". Could not resist a one upper. Ken

  2. From Scott & Kitty Kihner on Apr 23, 2016
    Ok here is my rod joke: two guys with big rods were taking a pee while standing on the Golden Gate Bridge. One guy says to the other,"Oh my, this water is cold!" The other replies,"Yes and it's deep to!"