on Monday evening and the crew is now complete with John the skipper, Mikaela,
Julia and Regis.
The ARC is a
very well organised event with a busy schedule for the next two weeks. We
collected our tickets for the events and seminars we wanted to join. The evening
parties and dinner are great entertainment and there are plenty of opportunities
to meet with fellow sailors and slowly get into the spirit of the
At the evening
drinks reception with friends from Nyda and Fair Lady
We had our ARC
inspector on board on Monday. All the hard work John and many crew members did
over the last few months has paid off. The inspection went very smoothly and
apart from a few minor details we are officially ready to go. Chiscos is proud
number 229 with full dressing on.
The last two
days have also been shared between DIY on board and food shopping. The local
market takes place in a two storey building. The butchers, fishmongers, fruit
and vegetable stalls are amazing. We tried a Khaki fruit. It's really good and
unfamiliar tasting. Julia cooked a wonderful fish meal for yesterday's lunch and
the beef curry is waiting for us tonight.