Month: December 2017

Salty John : The Blog

Drooping is not usually a good thing. You don’t want drooping bits. You especially don’t want drooping spreaders. Drooping spreaders are a symptom of a rig in distress, a rig on the road to catastrophic failure. Perky upward pointing spreaders are what you want. Perky spreaders have tips that bisect the angle of the shrouds …

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The Sea

I must go down to the seas again, for the call of the running tide Is a wild call and a clear call that may not be denied; And all I ask is a windy day with the white clouds flying, And the flung spray and the blown spume, and the sea-gulls crying.  – John …

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