Yesterday was a busy but successful day, The new batteries arrived and are now installed so we can relax about power usage at last.
|The old batteries in situ|
|The new ones. The smaller, black one is the engine starting battery and the maroon ones are two of the three Trojan deep-cycle house batteries|
We also had a good meeting with Roger the sail maker to discuss the design of our new mainsail cover and removed our anchor chain to take it to Whangarei (en route to Auckland on Thursday) to have it shot-blasted to remove the rust and then re-galvanised.
The marina is suddenly filling up fast with boats returning from the Pacific islands. It's great to see some familiar faces again and last night Bob and Anne from Charisma (we last saw them in Fulaga) came over for a drink, bringing a brilliant slide show of people photos from the island.
Anyway, better get on!