Swingin' on a Star

Ship's log for the circumnavigating Saint Francis 50 catamaran, "Swingin on a Star".

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Dinner with Britta

29 October 2008 | Denero
Today was he first day we had to get services and shopping done. There is an outfit here called Baobob Marine that I visited and they hae a great shop. I was also impressed by the director, Brian. Brian is a South African expat and really knows boats. As the last opportunity before Singapore/Thailand (or Japan if we make it up there) to consult experienced mechanics I booked a 1,000 hour service for our genset and port auxiliary.

Our friend Wolfgang on Galatia (we were rafted to Galatia coming through the Panama canal) arrived while we were doing internet stuff at the cafe. Wolfgang has paying crew join him every couple of weeks as he sails around the world. Wolfgang is a sailor's sailor and all of his crew report a great time had. It was great catching up with him.

As we talked we met Britta from Munchen. She was flying home that night but had the afternoon off. We invited her to dinner and she joined us for some wonderful Indian cuisine in Denero. Hideko and I told her how much we loved Munchen and Garmish (we hae often though o living there for a time). Britta agreed to help us out if we make it there.

One of the best things about cruising is all o the wonderful people you meet!

We stocked up at the grocery store while in Denero. One of my favorite finds was the dried fruit and nuts they had. These were packaged in snack sized bags and make awesome underway bites. They last forever and are easy to stow, not to mention healthy. What ore could you ask for?
Vessel Name: Swingin on a Star
Vessel Make/Model: Saint Francis 50
Hailing Port: Las Vegas, NV
Crew: Randy & Hideko Abernethy
About: Randy, Hideko and Roq
Home Page: http://swinginonastar.com
Swingin on a Star's Photos - Swingin on a Star (Main)
Selected photos of Swingin' on a Star at anchor.
7 Photos
Created 18 September 2007
31 Photos
Created 15 September 2007
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