Standing second mid - 2 - 4 am. The sky was clear earlier this evening.
Rookie (so named because he is the "new guy", he is quite an acconplished
sailor) took turns with the binoculars enjoying the stars. Cloud cover was
100% when I came back on watch but it is clearing again.
Davyd did yoeman's service today on the HF/MF (SSB)radio's antenna tuner.
He got into the lazerate (he is the only one that really fits) and cleaned
the connections. He also found a loose feed thru insulator and corrected
Today we checked the battery water. It would not have been a big deal if we
had not had to shift half our provisions to get to the batteries.
Since 2009 I have been checking into the Maritime Mobile Service Net (Ham
radio) on a daily basis when underway. They supported my trips across the
Atlantic, in Europe and the Caribbean. Reboot is finally getting out of
radio range. We now check in daily with the Pacific Seafaires net (Ham.)
Fair winds and following seas :)
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