Adventure at Sea! Excitement! Action!


I spent yesterday morning doing maintenance, which included sweeping the fo’c’sle.

sweeping the fo'c'sle

A sad souvenir found on the port side:

sad souvenir

Dark clouds moved over the harbor…

view from poop deck

…and soon unburdened themselves (cue Kate Bush).


downpour on deck

rain hitting water

HC Rubina arriving in the rain:

HC Rubina arriving in the rain

Turned around and moving to Pier 2:

HC Rubina turned around

Kulamanu details. Another ship with an uncertain future.

Kula Manu detail

Kula Manu detail 1

The rain let up and I went on my usual post-ship work stroll.

Kolea yawning. Clearly not impressed by my attempts to take photos:

kolea yawn

Waiting for the fuel barge:

waiting for the fuel barge

Low tide. Clear, calm water. Anchor shank (seen previously).


One of these is not like the others:

purple tang with friends

A very striking, but non-native species, the purple tang (Zebrasoma xanthurum).

Mat zoanthids:

green stuff

This antenna ball at Pier 12 made me smile:

awesome car antenna ball

“Oo, I just know that something good is gonna happen.
I don’t know when, but just saying it could even make it happen.”


One comment on “Adventure at Sea! Excitement! Action!

  1. […] This past March, HC Rubina was here in Honolulu (see Adventure at Sea! Excitement! Action!) […]

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