24/06/2008 Leaving Port Vila
There son Gregory age 22, he is off to
The night was great and we really could not thank Ginette and Christian for the friendship they had shown us, they are very special people. After dinner they brought us back to the boat and we said our goodbyes but I think we will meet again one day.
This morning being another day and back to the reality of getting things ready to sail tomorrow. I transfered all the jerry cans into the tanks and prepared them for filling we received our voucher for duty free fuel when we cleared out yesterday. I serviced the port engine as that has done most of the work and checked the stbd engine. Cleaned the shower sump strainers checked the sea suction strainers and did a visual check on all systems.
We all went for coffee and then Dusty went back on board to wash and clean the upper deck and cockpit areas whilst Nancy and I went shopping for groceries, I know what a pack horse feels like. After lunch we went over the fuel dock in the dinghy and filled all the jerry cans which was 77 cents Oz a litre.
All that is left to do now is to plot our course for Oz in the GPS and paper charts recheck the weather in the morning and we will be off.