Steven and I rolled onto the ferry, and slept hard, from dock to dock…
Its a good thing because the next 2 days were a whirlwind.
Over 20 trips from the Potato, with 200lb plus carts at low tide. Steven earned his keep ad impresses some local fisherman with his energy and good attitude.
I could not have been more proud of Steven.
we packaged and portioned food until 2 AM the first day and somehow got it all stowed. Every cabinet is flush with the lid.
Jason Wilson did an outstanding job in provisioning and I move forward confident that our dietary needs will be met.
The next day we set about pulling off unnecessary items and refitting the cookstove.
Steven cleaned up the old tender and took it on a sales mission. Shortly thereafter he returned with cash in hand, which we split down the middle. A trick my father taught me in matters of work ethic and fairness.
About that time, Marty Owen showed up on his tender and gave us a hand splashing Scarlet Letter.
Marty and Mary Owen are fantastic people. I have enjoyed their company since the moment we met.
Marty took some sailing pics in the hint of a breeze we had. Scarlet is a joy to sail!
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Lots to comment on, so we are going to cram it all in this comment block:
We can’t believe you managed to fit all of that food aboard Empiricus! I hope you aren’t forgetting anything…guess you can always get stuff in Nome (they have an Alaska Commercial on the edge of town – Bixler’s favorite rural grocery store).
Hooray for getting rid of propane!!! Glad to see someone else is embracing the old school alcohol stove!
Scarlett Letter looks gorgeous in the water and looks like she sails beautifully. What an iconic tender for the Northwest Passage. Love the very last picture of Steven, looks like he’s having a blast.