Step 15: Repairs on the Fly

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We notice that one of the lashings is missing. While K sails, I lash the backrest tube onto the front crossbeam with a strip of innertube. Lashings are great. Sure beats fumbling for a wrench and a nut while waves bash you around, or wishing for a hardware store when you're a long way from one.

We pass the oil rigs that extend in a line along the california coast.