12 August 2009 | Madang
10th Augu st
I went to the University of the Divine Word to use the internet. It was too expensive so Instead I went to the hotel to use the internet for the first time in two weeks. Chris ordered new fuel and oil filters from NZ and Cleo did two loads of
laundry using the MACHINE at Madang Club! Clean sheets! Alison did
some mysterious science writing most of the day. I have decided to get
my RYA Yachtmaster Offshore certificate to better position myself to
get more experience and log as many miles as possible over the next few
Tried to change the oil filters in the 40 degree heat but we had been given the wrong parts in NZ. Alison spent the afternoon
swimming. Chris shouted another mackerel dinner in lieu of cooking
that night as he had enough of working on the boat in 40c.
Cleo caught up on some scientific paper she has to write.
I need to catch up on organizing photos.
Picture is of a typical day on the Bismark Sea
We showed off by sailing right into the harbour as the wind was perfect.
Local identity and friend of Chris, Tony Burns had passed away so instead of staying at his boatyard we stayed at Madang Club as it has a pontoon now.
Ate delicious Spanish mackerel and played billiards.
Back on the Bismark Sea. Things are quiet. I made pizza and finally
figured out how to minimize the mess for the person that has to do the