A Day in the Bilge

I went to give the boat a wash down this morning and found my hose by the tap minus all the fittings. What a nuisance, but minor one.  It is the first time I have had anything stolen in a long time.

As forecast it rained for most of the day, so I spent most of it under here:

 

In here:

 

What a mess! And oh my aching arms and almost everything else. The bilge is now a lot cleaner and soaking in some more rust converter overnight.  Rain again tomorrow so I will continue to clean the bilges and try to create a surface that some paint might stick to.

All is well.

Bob Cat:

I give up.
This is what I have to live in:

 

Fortunately my sleeping quarters right up the front there remained unscathed. Just as well … zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz.