Nancy and I enjoyed coffee in the cock pit this morning. We were lucky to see dolphins playing in the water not too far from our boat. Wait for them to show up in the video. Nancy felt really blessed to experience that. I made French Toast with the remaining Irish Soda Bread. It had lots of raisons and tasted yummy.
Since we didn’t want to move the boat before the storm, I defrosted the freezer and cleaned the galley today with help from Nancy. Her best flight arrangements overlapped with our other guests, so I told her we would have to put her to work doing some of our usual chores. She even cleaned her own head/bathroom.
|had to get a picture of that tongue going to work|
Dave added Doel-fins to our outboard motor on the dingy to help it plane. Afterwards, we took it for a test run. We went over to Royal Harbor to see how many boats were anchored there to weather the storm. There were about 8 boats there including a boat we met at Great Sale when we first arrive. Wakatiataia (sp?) Is a catamaran with a family of 4. We visited with them and one other Beneteau 370.
Back at our boat, we reset the anchor for better protection from the wind.
We made it through the night just fine. Winds weren’t bad through the night. The sustained winds are supposed to be around 25k for a few days. But the squalls could bring gusts to 50k with possible water spouts or tornado activity. We just hung out all day doing odd jobs. Nancy and I played cribbage.
|cleaning her sea shells before packing|
|nice heavy rain to clean the salt water off of the boat|