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Sunday, 8 Days of Work
It's Sunday and we're taking a brief break this morning. We'll go to the yard since we are still behind,
This is our evening cocktail (or beer in this case) hour. Good French cheese, fresh baguette, saucisson sec,
A good screwdriver almost ruined with rust crystals. A cleaning and re-greasing required the better part of an hour
This is the wiring compartment of our 4-year-old solar charge controller. The first one failed in our Pacific crossing in 2013,
Our tiny kitchen at Tiare Nui. There's a "dorm fridge" at the end, a two-element electric stove top, cold running water,
Back at the Carenage, we saw this beautiful boat, built at the yard. They formed the hull, designed and
We usually shop at the Liaut Grocery, but the Champion has a better selection of beer. Last Friday, Conni and I treated the yard hands to a case of beer and we dropped by Champion to buy it. This local band was playing up a storm, as they say. I requested,
This is the messy and recently-greased propeller, but if you look carefully, you can see a red wire leading from the prop shaft
There are two yards at the Carenage: one in which our boat sits, and this yard. They're full of boats in transit.
Yep, Berlin. They're a long way from home in the (in my opinion) ugly metal boat.
Even American boats are rare here, but Alaskan? This is the only one that we've seen in all the years we've been out here.
What is to be done with a boat like this, with its see-through hull? The owners are incommunicado, and the yard
Lovely Conni peruses the boat bone yard.
A few photos back, there's one of a Carenage-built tour boat with beautiful laminated beams for its out-
Our can opener from the Pension. Remember these? Conni didn't, and I had to show here how to use it.
This is boat in "project mode" and the reason that we stay somewhere else during commissioning and decommissioning.
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