A calm night / and stuck in the mud

Salsa af Stavsnas
Ellinor Ristoff Staffan Ehde
Tue 10 Dec 2013 06:54
After a very nice calm night we had breakfast and then I started with emptying the cooling water for the engine.
We had to get an air bubble out of the water heater. The bubble was created by the mechanics who took out the entire cooling system and did not
make a proper refit.
You learn all the time...
So now we even have hot water when we motor along.
So we headed up the river and it was a nice and calm experience.
We started early to have the tide on our side (meaning its going up, two good things with that, current goes with us and if we run aground we will soon be lifted)
As we passed the bridge that opened for us we noticed that the depth meter, eco sounder, showed 2meters, 1,9, 1,8 and I slowed down and slowed down and finally it all stopped by itself.
We where stuck in the mud.
A local boat that passed told us to move more to one side to get more water so we used the bow thruster to turn the boat and get free.
Made it to the marina, and we are longside at a jetty just in town.
Soon we had visitors from the boat Scott Free and Misss My showed up as they are touring by car.

We enjoy moving but we find it very cold!

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