My best friend Laycee organised the Topless cruise on the 5th May which is the Cinco de Mayo – for those that don’t know (source Wiki):
It is celebrated in the United States and in Mexico, primarily in the state of Puebla, where the holiday is called El Día de la Batalla de Puebla (English: The Day of the Battle of Puebla). It originated with Mexican-American communities in the American West as a way to commemorate the cause of freedom and democracy during the first years of the American Civil War, and today the date is observed in the United States as a celebration of thanks to Mexico in fending off would-be French support for the Confederate States of America in the Civil War. In the state of Puebla, the date is observed to commemorate the Mexican army’s unlikely victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862,
I made a sail for the occasion and I painted the hull of my Patch a sort of guacamole colour.
Here are a few photos of my boat decorated for the occasion. All photos by ZZ Bottom. Thanks to her for such wonderful pics. See more of her photos here.