Anchored in sand just off the Beach in Poette, near
Very small and shallow Marina, but they do have
fuel here which we can get in cans as the Fuelling Berth does not look as it
would be able to take our weight,Rafikis not ours!
Samantha and Rowena arriving tomorrow so will go
ashore and do a "reckie", and need to find a chandlery for a new starter battery
for the Port side engine.
Mark took fuel cans to be refilled whilst I
walked into town, boy was it quite a
walk,slightly longer than the Pilot book suggests!!!Walked about 13miles ,(there
and back) to an area that the Marina had suggested where we could pick up a
battery, unfortunately wasted trip as shop no longer exists, will try again
tomorrow with girls!
Girls arrived late p.m Mark picked them up in the
dinghy from Marina.Lovely to see Samantha and she had brought with
her some lovely English bacon.Yummy!!! Had typical Spag bol onboard and
caught up with news from home.
Awoke to find Dolphins in the bay, and the Girls
swam off to see if they could join them in their swim around the bay, to their
delight the Dolphins actually circled them and they were practically able to
touch them,really was a great start to the morning and their holiday with
The local fishing boats shepherded the
Dolphins safely out of the bay, but only when the Dolphins were ready to
Took local bus into town to continue search for
battery,found Chandlery along the bus route not too far from one of the marinas
and was able to purchase one there,the lady in the shop got her daughter to give
us a lift back to the Marina.The local people are certainly very helpful and so
friendly despite language difficulty.