As the weather was settled, I decided to work on the windlass and once I got it apart I was shocked at how the rusty chain had flaked pieces of filings into the windlass. These were still magnetic so clogged up the small magnet which is used by the windlass sensor to detect rotations. I cleaned up and used my stainless cleaner to remove all vestiges of rust form the pieces of the windlass and re-assembled it. It initially worked, but the chain was still flaking and soon the sensor stopped working again. I decided to let my anchoring remove the worst of the rust and then clean up the windlass again in the future.
I had a tasty Lo Lo meal at “The Rib Shack” but they'd put so much garlic and salt and other spices onto it that I needed to drink about a half liter of water afterwards.

Rusty Chain and Winch The winch sensor stopped working, due to the magnetic pickup being clogged by rust from my very rusty chain. I repaired the system but it soon developed the same problem from rust.
(2016-02-25 14:17:18 NIKON D7100 with a "35.0 mm f/1.8" lens. [f/5.0, 1/640s] ISO 100)
Rusty Chain and Winch
Rusty Chain and Winch The winch sensor stopped working, due to the magnetic pickup being clogged by rust from my very rusty chain. I repaired the system but it soon developed the same problem from rust.
(2016-02-25 14:17:07 NIKON D7100 with a "35.0 mm f/1.8" lens. [f/5.0, 1/800s] ISO 100)
Rusty Chain and Winch
Foiling windsurfer I've never seen a windsurfer/small boat like this - two people aboard and it didn't take much wind for the thing to take off like a rocket
(2016-02-25 17:59:59 NIKON D7100 with a "35.0 mm f/1.8" lens. [f/3.5, 1/1000s] ISO 100)
Foiling windsurfer
Grand Case Docks Soft light at night in Grand Case
(2016-02-25 18:56:13 NIKON D7100 with a "35.0 mm f/1.8" lens. [f/1.8, 25/10s] ISO 100)
Grand Case Docks
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