25 January 2013
Anchor up at 0730 for the 56 SM to Cocoa Village. We were stuck behind a slow moving tug in the Haulover Canal. After talking to the tug captain over the VHF I was able to pass slowly once we were out of the canal
Later, where there was deeper water outside the channel, I re-swung the fluxgate compass that had developed significant deviation after I replaced the water heater in Baltimore last fall. This process did eliminate most of the deviation, but as soon as I turned off the DC power to the electronics it reverted back to its original setting and the deviation returned. Somehow it does not keep the setting in permanent memory, despite what the manual says.
Dropped anchor in the Cocoa Village anchorage at 1415, and went ashore to buy a couple of spare hose clamps. Finally shorts weather again, temperature in the low 80s.