Most of the day was spent at the computer, using Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop on the pictures from the regatta. I alternated this work inside the cabin with some fridge defrosting, as the layer of ice and rime on the evaporator plate was very thick and was certainly causing my fridge compressor to run overtime and use more energy than necessary. Once the fridge was clean and re-stocked, I went ashore on Green Island and cleaned the dingy bottom using mother nature's sand-paper and a kitchen scrubber. While I let it dry to ensure that the offending growth was well and truly removed I walked around the area and viewed the kite surfers doing their thing out in the protected waters of the bay.
Dinner was once again a thawed-out and marinated steak, this time a nice T-Bone purchased on St. Martin at Cost-U-Less; the meat quality was excellent and I also tried making the frozen corn-on-the-cob on the BBQ (it was tasty, but a bit soggy. I'll have to do better next time).

Icebox cleaned out and defrosting I'd removed most of the thick ice buildup by the time I took this picture, but there was still some ice melting in parts of the evaporator plate I couldn't get to.
(2015-05-04 09:22:53 NIKON D7100 with a "18.0-250.0 mm f/3.5-6.3" lens. [f/9.0, 1/60s] ISO 200)
Icebox cleaned out and defrosting
Defrosting the fridge I had a very thick layer of ice and rime on the evaporator plates this time around. The fridge definitely needed an immediate defrosting!
(2015-05-04 09:23:00 NIKON D7100 with a "18.0-250.0 mm f/3.5-6.3" lens. [f/9.0, 1/60s] ISO 200)
Defrosting the fridge
Bottom growth on the dinghy Small barnacles, seaweed and green slime on the bottom of the dinghy needed to be removed before the growth became too much.
(2015-05-04 13:44:12 NIKON D7100 with a "18.0-250.0 mm f/3.5-6.3" lens. [f/16.0, 1/160s] ISO 100)
Bottom growth on the dinghy
Clean dinghy bottom Using just some water, sand and a green 3M kitchen pot scrubber I got the nasty green slime, seaweed and barnaclettes removed from the aluminum and hypalon bottom.
(2015-05-04 14:16:04 NIKON D7100 with a "18.0-250.0 mm f/3.5-6.3" lens. [f/11.0, 1/640s] ISO 100)
Clean dinghy bottom
Kitesurfer's Paradise The large bay that these kitesurfers use is protected on the windward side by a reef (which stops the waves, and not the wind), making it an ideal place to zip around.
(2015-05-04 14:10:03 NIKON D7100 with a "18.0-250.0 mm f/3.5-6.3" lens. [f/8.0, 1/320s] ISO 280)
Kitesurfer's Paradise
Undercut rocks on Green Island The shoreline of Green Island is undercut by the action of the sea on the rocks. Note Zanshin moored in the distance.
(2015-05-04 14:11:11 NIKON D7100 with a "18.0-250.0 mm f/3.5-6.3" lens. [f/8.0, 1/400s] ISO 100)
Undercut rocks on Green Island
Calm Green Island waters The leeward beach is calm and very hot, while just 30 meters away the windward beach is windy and boisterous. That's where the kitesurfers hang out.
(2015-05-04 14:15:15 NIKON D7100 with a "18.0-250.0 mm f/3.5-6.3" lens. [f/11.0, 1/125s] ISO 100)
Calm Green Island waters
Another day ends in Green Bay The sun sets on the Antigua mainland, seen from the protected anchorage at Green Island.
(2015-05-04 18:20:08 NIKON D7100 with a "18.0-250.0 mm f/3.5-6.3" lens. [f/11.0, 1/400s] ISO 720)
Another day ends in Green Bay
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