I opted to spend a slow day aboard and finish the inventory and cleaning up (i.e. vacuuming) the rest of the bilge areas aboard. I opened up the generator enclosure was quite surprised to see a lot of water sloshing around deep down underneath the generator. I tried to reach it, but my arms weren't long enough and I set about trying to solve the problem of how to get the water out of there. First I dipped a paper towel and did the infamous taste-test and the water was sweet - well, the water wasn't really sweet but it wasn't salty. Then I dug out the new oil pump that I'd just inventoried and managed to fill 2 buckets with somewhat dirty water but couldn't figure out where it might have come from; neither the washing machine nor the dishwasher showed any signs of leakage and I couldn't tell which detergent might have been in the water. At least all is now dry and I'll try to figure out where that water came from.

Forward fuel tank and subwoofer While cleaning and checking the second fuel tank I finally found the location of the Bose sound system subwoofer. The 2nd tank is an option and replaces a water tank, which I don't really need since I have the watermaker aboard.
(2011-12-25 14:58:42 NIKON D7000 with a "18.0-200.0 mm f/3.5-5.6" lens. [f/3.5, 1/6s] ISO 100 Focus 3.16m)
Forward fuel tank and subwoofer
Water in the generator enclosure I forgot to take a picture while all the water was sloshing around in the enclosure (20 liters or so of it) but this show the remaining moisture after I pumped it out.
(2011-12-25 15:54:29 NIKON D7000 with a "18.0-200.0 mm f/3.5-5.6" lens. [f/5.6, 1/60s] ISO 800 Focus 2.24m)
Water in the generator enclosure
Sucking water out of the generator enclosure I found quite a bit of water sloshing around in the generator compartment and the only way to reach it was to use this pump (for changing engine oil) and filled 2 pails. The water was sweet but dirty and I have no idea where it came from.
(2011-12-25 15:54:03 NIKON D7000 with a "18.0-200.0 mm f/3.5-5.6" lens. [f/4.5, 1/30s] ISO 200 Focus 2.24m)
Sucking water out of the generator enclosure
Pail 1 of 2 with dirty genset water I found quite a bit of water sloshing around in the generator compartment and the only way to reach it was to use an oil pump and filled 2 of these pails with it. I currently have no idea where it came from.
(2011-12-25 15:54:38 NIKON D7000 with a "18.0-200.0 mm f/3.5-5.6" lens. [f/4.8, 1/60s] ISO 640 Focus 1.68m)
Pail 1 of 2 with dirty genset water
Drinking supplies in the galley Water and soft drinks stored beneath the floorboards in the galley.
(2011-12-25 16:20:14 NIKON D7000 with a "18.0-200.0 mm f/3.5-5.6" lens. [f/7.1, 1/8s] ISO 100 Focus 1.68m)
Drinking supplies in the galley
Block chafing fix The furling line and boom traveler line arrangement is not very good and Mark put a temporary fix on the boom but we will still need to wait for a permanent solution.
(2011-12-25 22:06:58 NIKON D7000 with a "18.0-200.0 mm f/3.5-5.6" lens. [f/5.6, 1/125s] ISO 100 Focus 0.50m)
Block chafing fix
Boom chafing jerry-rig Mark put in this temporary solution for a chafing issue with the standard furling line arrangement and the boom traveler lines. So far it has held up well but we are awaiting a solution from Jeanneau.
(2011-12-25 22:06:40 NIKON D7000 with a "18.0-200.0 mm f/3.5-5.6" lens. [f/5.0, 1/100s] ISO 100 Focus 0.67m)
Boom chafing jerry-rig
Old Fort St. Louis overlooking Marigot The ruins of the fort are atop the hill overlooking the anchorage at Marigot.
[18°4'3.93"N 63°5'17.34"W (facing NE)]
Old Fort St. Louis overlooking Marigot
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