and now we have our paperworks in progress, finally, after x number fone calls to virginny and emails.. wow so many..and ..whew, finally . i have the receipt for the uscg use of my card for documentation.
did i say finally..
and so the search continues for the filter housings i need for the engine to remain awesome despite being used in a hostile to it environment. cartridges re easily found, but the housings….
and now i see i need to replace the trident exhaust hose. ok.. there are hose stores in mexico– not certain of where closest one is.. will find easily enough..if all else fails, use a taxi. the drivers know a lot and are locals, so nothong is without access…
found some zipties for temporary clamping of booms.. we might try to fly the mizzen and jib, or parts of each, if……
this boat will be soooo happy to see next port, as i promised her a transformation, of sorts–kinda a partial makeover, and a bottom job/haulout.