Easter Regatta consists of a few charter boats racing with their baggy worn out sails. Some cruisers racing their homes still with wind generators whirring away as they race. Some J 24s with crisp paper sails racing for their island homes and of course the local double enders which get more high tech every year.
Bequia Regatta attracts some cruise ships.
It bustled into Admiralty Bay and parked itself in front of the Seaborn Odyssey anchoring right in the middle of the channel used by the ferries.
They lowered 4 lifeboats to be used as shuttles but for some bizarre reason the one they used most had an open exhaust with no silencer. It noisily banged it's way in and out all day. Such a contrast to the almost silent little boxes shuttling the Q Tips ashore from the Odyssey.
Finally my mouse diedand my
Now lets see toilet x 5 separate fails, both windlass foot switches, the sink mixer tap, water in the dinghy fuel tank, camera, cockpit table hinges [ BOTH SIDES ] dodger zip, Henderson Mark 5 shower pump, cockpit light, mysterious load that draws about 7 amps from the batteries every hour and my PWR+ computer power supply have all kept me busy with the repair work or adding to the TO BUY list.
But this weekend my mouse died. Now there is about as much chance of finding a USB mouse in Bequia over the Easter weekend as finding a hippopotamus.
AND I HATE WORKING WITH A TOUCHPAD.