Here is a sampling of some of the photos I took this morning.
Entering the harbor:
Pallada approaching Pier 9:
Pi‘ilani pushing Pallada closer to the pier:
Heaving line with a very nice monkey’s fist:
Mat to prevent chafing:
On the bowsprit:
Returning to the deck:
The cadets are able to smoke at the stern of the ship. Here is the pot for the ashes/butts:
More examples of chafing gear:
Since I was down at the pier, I applied one more coat of le Tonkinois on FOC’s rail for good measure.