S/V Bluebottle

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Dead Duck Dramatically Discovered

19 December 2013
I was cleaning behind the stove. It wouldn't swing on its gimbals. There must be something down there behind it. As I lifted out the "something", I said to Adrienne, "it's either a shoe or a dead rat", not believing either.

Letting out a shriek that a girl would be proud of I dropped the dead duck on the galley floor.

I took its photo. Now the stove swings freely. Adrienne said "I thought I smelled something funky".

It was hot yesterday. I held my end of year party for the ukulele class.
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Vessel Name: BLUEBOTTLE (ex-Aura)
Vessel Make/Model: Lidgard 49' steel ketch
Hailing Port: Hobart
Crew: Adrienne Godsmark and Joe Blake
About:
We have completed our trans-Pacific voyage - from Panama to Hobart via Ecuador, Mexico, French Polynesia, Tonga, Fiji, Vanuatu and Bundaberg, and are now pausing before resuming land life. [...]
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When the port authorities here were approached to renew our Panamanian boat registration, they said "You can't call your boat Aura - that's taken" so we decided to call her Bluebottle! If you know the Goons, you know of Bluebottle, that little twit! He was always getting into trouble with his thin [...]
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BLUEBOTTLE (ex-Aura)

Who: Adrienne Godsmark and Joe Blake
Port: Hobart