After our trip through North Carolina we were looking forward to a little “still” time.
Our first stop in Hampton was an evening at Old Point Comfort Yacht Club. We are actually members though we are generally observers from a distance.
On this occasion we were able to participate in the spring blessing of the fleet.
After the winter Magnolia was so challenged we figured an extra blessing was in order.
One of our favorite stops in Hampton is, stet was Ice Cream Parlor. I am sad to report the it was not only the weather that was tough..it appears the parlor did not survive either.
One of the jobs I normally get done in the Abacos is a maintenance coat of varnish of the cap rail. The weather in the Abacos and then again during our stop in S.C. did not allow this job to get done.
Though the weather in the Hampton was hit and miss I did get a couple of coats of varnish laid down. Have to start with a good sanding of the existing varnish.
Magnolia is really ready for a complete strip down of the varnish but I just do not have time in the schedule to get it done…there is just too many other more fun things to do!!!
In the end the finished product met minimum requirements which is about all I can say!
Magnolia snuggled into the dock at Sunset Boating Center, Hampton
While Annette was away on her cousins weekend our friend Jim on SV Agape arrived. We met Jim in Black Point Exumas and have crossed paths along the way.
As Jim was on his way back to Toronto Canada and was preparing to go offshore to New York. It was great to catch up on our final night in Hampton.
Next we are off to Washington DC!