Monthly Archives: March 2019

AWOL

So, Kyuna san, my Sensei in all things boat mechanics, went AWOL. This is disastrous as, although I can, sand, treat wood , mess around with gratings etc, without him I cannot connect up the engine to the electrics, which … Continue reading

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Grating

A grating is that to which you tie recalcitrant sailors before giving them a dose of the lash with the cat. A good grating is essential on any boat. I drenched the grating that came with the boat with wood … Continue reading

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Okaeri!

Back in Okinawa! I go straight from the airport to the Marina. The boat is fine! Thanks Kiyuna san who has been keeping his eagle eyes on her. One of my main anxieties has been will I be able to … Continue reading

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