I spent all day aboard the boat, playing around with an Arduino system I put together to monitor and control the refrigerator compressor and doing very little else until the late afternoon. I did get in the dinghy to go forward and get the rust off my strike plate and anchor assembly and used up almost all of my Star Clean tube and the toothbrush is pretty much shot as well. I did a bit of maintenance below, some maintenance on the dinghy engine (but I still need to adjust the idle) and generally messed about the boat waiting for sunset and the RORC600 big party ashore.
When sunset came around and I was ready to head out into Antigua's nightlife I realized that I felt a bit queasy and suddenly all my energy disappeared and in the end I opted to stay aboard after all. I thawed out a hamburger patty and put that on the BBQ and watched the first half of “Hitman” before realizing I wasn't into it at all, so I closed down the PC and read for a little while before going to sleep with the music on the stage providing background noise (until about 02:00).


Big boys at the Falmouth docks The docks are pretty full at Falmouth Harbour, with more sailboats than powerboats this time around and those tall masts are impressive
(2017-02-24 17:34:21 NIKON D7100 with a "18.0-250.0 mm f/3.5-6.3" lens. [f/9.0, 1/125s] ISO 100)
Big boys at the Falmouth docks
Sunset in Falmouth Harbour Falmouth harbour is protected, but the sun still sets between two hills to the west
(2017-02-24 17:57:30 NIKON D7100 with a "18.0-250.0 mm f/3.5-6.3" lens. [f/5.6, 1/125s] ISO 100)
Sunset in Falmouth Harbour
Red lights atop masts The red lights are actually not quite correct, they are supposed to be white lights; but the megayacht owners with masts over 150 feet use red lights since they are supposed to warn aircraft!
(2017-02-24 19:02:11 NIKON D7100 with a "18.0-250.0 mm f/3.5-6.3" lens. [f/3.5, 1/3s] ISO 6400)
Red lights atop masts
Zanshin at night The LEDs in the cockpit are set to their lowest level and are still bright enough
(2017-02-24 19:02:20 NIKON D7100 with a "18.0-250.0 mm f/3.5-6.3" lens. [f/3.5, 1/6s] ISO 6400)
Zanshin at night
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