The strong and gusting winds (one arriving cruiser mentioned 39 knots of wind on passage) kept me aboard and uncomfortable much of the day. I did a bit of stainless cleaning, but was dismayed to find salt spray dried on the decks - I had cleaned up upon arrival but the winds had whipped up some spray despite my not insignificant windage. So I might wait until the winds die down before doing serious cleaning work. I caught a bit of sun, some more sleep and relaxed.
Rocking B had a freezer emergency today - they have around 80 meals prepared and frozen and in the course of diagnosing intermittent problems those same problems became constant - and permanent. So I emptied out all of my frozen water jugs in the freezer that I was using as ballast and now have a full fridge. I hope to be able to return the 70 or so meals to them once their system regains health!
For happy-hour drinks I joined the crew of Katzenellenbogen at the Blue Bay bar ashore and later we walked to a literal hole-in-the-wall chicken place which served fantastic chicken and fries and we would never have found it had we not had directions and had Stephen not visited it during daylight hours.

Rainbow at the bar A rainbow in the morning hours terminating at the Blue Bay restaurant and bar.
(2014-04-07 17:55:47 NIKON D7100 with a "18.0-250.0 mm f/3.5-6.3" lens. [f/5.6, 1/50s] ISO 100)
Rainbow at the bar
Old boats at anchor I believe neither of these has an engine or has moved anywhere except to swing at anchor in a long time.
(2014-04-08 17:03:06 NIKON D7100 with a "18.0-250.0 mm f/3.5-6.3" lens. [f/9.0, 1/30s] ISO 100)
Old boats at anchor
Portsmouth water taxi One of the PAYS boat boys doing water taxi service.
(2014-04-08 17:02:38 NIKON D7100 with a "18.0-250.0 mm f/3.5-6.3" lens. [f/9.0, 1/160s] ISO 100)
Portsmouth water taxi
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