Well, not really but very cold for Okinawa.
I actually like this as I can wear a sweater and even socks!
The engine is fixed!
I start the massive clean up. The boat is filthy. All internal spaces are black with mildew and all the wood is dry and grey.
The cabin is a disgrace, especially the roof.
All the painted surfaces are grimed and I patiently wash them down.
I get this.
Unfortunately there is a form to fill in that defeats even Google translate.
I go up to the Ginowan Town Hall to beg help. Everyone is adorable and help me fill in the form with lots of laughter and smiles. I point out that I do not really need this money. “Happy Xmas Neil san ” they chortle.
All Japanese school kids carry a satchel. I am amazed how much they cost!