Due to issues related to a leaky water pipe at my house, I didn’t know if I would be able to make it to the ship today. Fortunately, things worked out.
Desk on ship with my personal log book and pink dino guy among other things:
The task of the day was to touch up the varnish on the poop deck rail.
I may return to the ship tomorrow to apply another coat.
We replaced the loose, worn chafing gear that had been placed (temporary) on one of our newer lines:
While looking at the new chafing gear from the pier, I noticed that we need chafing gear between the hull and the starboard spring lines. Always something…
No interesting ships in the harbor today, so I went to see if I could find the cowries again. No luck. I did see various fishes, including a school of good-sized ‘ama‘ama or striped mullets (Mugil cephalus).
Hard to see because of the ripples:
Detail in calmer water: