DRINKING RUM WITH OLD FRIENDS

The rain from yesterday evening continued overnight, finally giving way to some sunshine mid-morning.  I spent a few minutes bailing out the pig before we could go ashore – amazing how much water collected overnight. By ten I had visited the customs and port office to clear out from the Vava’u group.  The tonnage dues … Continue reading DRINKING RUM WITH OLD FRIENDS

WARM SPINGS

The birds started their dawn chorus at 03:20 this morning.  I know this because an uncomfortable wind was blowing into the anchorage so I started keeping an anchor watch in the early hours. I am now receiving Sitka radio on AM and they kept me company in the early morning hours.  But why is country … Continue reading WARM SPINGS