It took 3 days to redo all the seams on Moondance's jib. Whew! Big job - but glad it is done. All the urgent chores are done on Evergreen as well. The generator appears to be working properly. We rehung the radar reflector, and Josh checked the sails while he was up the mast and we are making water. I even got some non urgent things done - cleaned out paperwork and the storage behind our bed. Got some things together to give to the school here and reorganized. Good job done there too.
|first load of lumber|
|piles of rice and flour|
|Really - I don't think so....|
After lunch (fish tacos) Dennis and Josh went fishing after dropping me off at the wharf. I dropped off the books/paper etc for the school with the mayor, then walked to Bruno's. I was hoping to catch Tabita so I could write down here fish with gravy recipe. I passed her leaving - she said she would be right back. Oh yeah island time. Finally JoJo (one of Tabita's helpers) talked me through the recipe and I headed back to the wharf. Earlier when I stopped by the internet place, I met the government officials that are here checking things out. They are from Tarawa ( the capital of Kiribati is there) and are out visiting all the islands to ensure things are in order.
|Great white hunter. Barracuda - yum! who woulda thought?|
So we are getting ready to wrap up our time here on Fanning. Tomorrow I will start restowing things, retrieve my sewing stuff from Moondance, clean up a little more. The winds have been light on the gribs. Dennis says he thinks that means convection (remember rain), and also unreliability in general. So we will continue to check and pray for the best, but will probably head out be the end of the week.
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