Another day of big winds and waves so I remained in the anchorage all day. In the morning the dolphins returned and when they were around my boat I got on fins and mask and tried to turn on the GoPro camera, but I'd left it turned on the night before and the battery was dead, so I returned it to the charger and by that time the dolphins had wandered off to a distant part of the anchorage that was too far away for me to want to swim to. When the GoPro had charged sufficiently I went topsides to look and wait for the dolphins to return but they didn't seem to like my part of the anchorage and remained distant. I finally gave up on waiting and swam out to the centre of the anchorage and floated, camera at the ready, to wait for them. Unfortunately, my wait was in vain and after treading water for a half hour I gave up and returned to Zanshin. The rains were still coming over the hills with regularity so I decided to use that water and clean the cockpit area. During the washing process I realized how dirty it had become, both the normal grime from constant walking and the ashes from the St. Kitts sugar cane fields and perhaps some from the La Soufrière volcano on Montserrat had combined to make my washing runoff water very dark and murky indeed.
Later in the afternoon Stephen came by and we got some groceries at Spar on land and then had a tasty curried chicken meal aboard Katzenellenbogen after sunset. Back aboard the boat at 20:00 I did a bit of snacking and watched a silly episode of the old spy comedy “Get Smart”, a TV show that I watched as a child.
Tomorrow will be calmer and we can finally continue our voyage southwards.

Sailing into the sunset A sloop sailing past the setting sun seen from the anchorage in Deshaies, Guadeloupe.
(2014-03-29 18:12:43 NIKON D7100 with a "18.0-250.0 mm f/3.5-6.3" lens. [f/6.3, 1/125s] ISO 100)
Sailing into the sunset
Deshaies sunset The setting sun behind the standing rigging of a big ketch in Deshaies, Guadeloupe.
(2014-03-29 18:16:55 NIKON D7100 with a "18.0-250.0 mm f/3.5-6.3" lens. [f/6.3, 1/100s] ISO 100)
Deshaies sunset
Preparing dinner on Katzenellenbogen Philaine preparing dinner (curried chicken with rice) aboard Katzenellenbogen while Stephen prepares to dilute the rose with ice cubes (I will overlook that transgression as the dinner was very tasty indeed).
(2014-03-29 18:18:29 NIKON D7100 with a "18.0-250.0 mm f/3.5-6.3" lens. [f/9.0, 1/60s] ISO 100)
Preparing dinner on Katzenellenbogen
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