00:44.91S 090.18.46W Sunday PM still at anchor in Puerto Ayora
On Saturday night it became clear why all the restaurant furniture here is
so heavy-duty. After dinner with crews of Kealoa and Talulah Ruby in 'The
Rock' most of us ended up dancing on the tables. It was just like Yarmouth
IoW. There is something about the connection between islands and dancing on
tables that needs more research.
We had a stressed Sunday morning, getting ready for departure, when our
neighbour made a cat's cradle out of our anchor chain and theirs. It got
even worse when a few miles after the noon start our GPS stopped working.
Not wanting to become a statistic in the Pacific Ocean, we turned back for
repairs and to think of alternatives if no local repair is possible. There
are another eight WARC boats also still here, mostly for repairs, so we are
not in last place yet and as the wind looks like it might improve, this
could be the best place to be.
It's not always true that worse things happen at sea. They happen back at
home as well.
In memory of 'Tante' Grace Andrews (12th March 1915 - 8th March 2008)