graynorth

16 September 2014 | Lac-en-Coeur, Quebec
11 November 2012 | Green Turtle Cay
29 October 2012 | Ottawa
09 October 2012 | Ottawa
14 May 2012 | Ottawa, Canada
23 April 2012 | Echo Drive
18 March 2012 | Tahiti Beach, Elbow Cay
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22 January 2012 | Tahiti Beach, Elbow Cay
08 January 2012 | Abacos Bahamas
27 December 2011 | Hopetown on Elbow Cay, Bahamas
26 December 2011 | Hopetown on Elbow Cay, Bahamas
22 December 2011 | Elbow Cay, Abacos, Bahamas
19 December 2011 | Marsh Harbour
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04 December 2011 | Abacos Bahamas
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Wonderful Birthday Party

22 March 2009 | ManJack Cay
Rain which we now collect!
We had a lovely day in the rain!

Our neighbours (the closest boat) are a wonderful couple from Lausanne, Switzerland who have circumnavigated the globe (they are both in the their 70s) and are now relaxing in the sunshine in Manjack Cay on a mooring.

Louise and I hiked through the tropical vegetation and discovered the existence of the "poisonwood tree" which represents about 30% of the trees and has a sap very similar to poison ivy. Apparently it is not a good idea to walk in the rain!

Moray rays on the beach, more shells, and Louise's famous rum cake was followed by an introduction to the games of Rummikub and Mancala to our Swiss friends.

Champagne and cornish hens, cooked to perfection was dinner, and with the wind still blowing we retired at 9pm.

It must be getting close to the time to return. We're down to 12 beer and the last two rolls of toilet paper!

In order to save electricity (batteries) I decided to turn off the anchor alarms systems (there are two that gobble 30Ah per night) with the result that Louise woke up every 20 minutes all night certain that we were drifting across the Sea of Abacos.

Dawn revealed we hadn't moved an inch, but I now have a grumpy wife , who'll have a lovely nap this afternoon.

The sun is shining... let the solar panels begin!

We also (with the help of our Swiss friends) configured a way to divert the rain water into our water tanks.

Lots of fun!

glen
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Vessel Name: Graynorth
Vessel Make/Model: Beneteau 473
Hailing Port: Green Turtle Cay, Abacos, Bahamas
Crew: Louise Simonson
About: My best friend, lover and wife!
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