When A Seal Jumped Onto Godfrey’s Sailboat

There are over 500 emails in my “Stephens” mailbox. Godfrey is a tumultuous stream of energy and output. Here’s a fragment from an email today, about the time a seal jumped on board his sailboat Mungo 1. (I don’t like to edit Godfrey’s stream of words.)

This Cutie came aboard in 1982

Dana point where I anchored s/v MUNGO 1 for the night

Please note sail is up and pulling

She left just off the Scripps institute

after a few failed attempts at boarding

a Long torpedo toward the boat

and Ou out of the Sea bang this Creature landed on the Steel Deck

and eventually flopped up to bask on the starbd fore deck

sailing along at a few knots toward San Diego

I could feel the heart beat of this animal throughout t he hull

an empty ness was felt when She slipped over the side and vanished…

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