Happy New Year - More Manatees
01 January 2009 | Titusville, FL
Thursday, January 1, 2009
Titusville Municipal Marina, FL
Today was spent doing last minute laundry (that was previously missed), vacuuming, and finishing up storing our food goods as well as filling our water tank. When we got up this morning, the wind was roaring and the waves were rolling in so we decided to stay put. Wayne tried to hook up our macerator pump but on further inspection - it will have to wait. He originally thought the hoses and wire were in the boat but they aren't - so it will hopefully be done when we get to Vero Beach. Rumor has it that if you can't get it there, and it's for a boat, it doesn't exist. So...one more thing to do before we depart for the Bahamas. We saw the manatees again today. Yay! They're such docile and large creatures that seem to call out to me "See - we're here, you're here, now - kick back, relax... After finally seeing them, and hearing the weather reports back home - it feels real. The next hurdle will be crossing the Gulf Stream to get to the Bahamas.
I decided that we'd start the New Year off on a positive note so made breakfast with eggs, sausage and toast and then a nice dinner with Steak, salad, rolls and a Bosca Spumanti. So we're now clean, provisioned, packed, well fed, and ready to head out again tomorrow. This is a nice little place that I wouldn't mind coming back to - they have a nice park for locals to come fish at and there's stores, etc. in walking distance. For all the time our boat has been here we've spent little time at the marina except the last couple days LOL. Seeing a launch would have made a wonderful cherry on top of the cake - maybe next time?