Sunday, August 12, 2012

In Port, Tenerife, Safe

Another spectacular Reboot arrival. One NM from the harbor entrance my engine alarm went off. All the gauges were normal but with the alarm sounding I shut down. Tenerife Rescue came out and towed me in. I am so glad that I intend to spend 3 months here to go over every part of Reboot before I set out again. What is most frustrating is that the engine worked perfectly when I left Rota. I did not use it on the entire trip and it conked out just when I needed it. I checked the raw water intake and it drew a big vacuum so I think it is clogged. Of course the thru hull is now stuck, once again I say thanks for the next three months.

Passage summary to follow.

Fair winds and following seas.

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