Today, we worked on the fridge project. Last time we were home, I made up some panels consisting of a sandwich of foam and fiberglass, with the idea of building a freezer compartment inside the refrigerator space around the holding plate. When we got here, after some experimenting, I realized it would not work. So I decided to fabricate something that would do away with the vinyl blanket we had been using for additional insulation on the top of the fridge, which doubles as counter space. I screwed up the first attempt, but we are using it as a mockup for the final piece. Fortunately, I brought two.
We also provisioned.
We have decided to leave tomorrow and work our way south down the ICW to Cape Lookout, where we intend to spend around a week at anchor, seeing the sights and (hopefully) the "supermoon" next weekend with a little less light pollution. This entails a few "firsts" for us. First time on the ICW with the likelihood of dealing with traffic, including commercial shipping. First time on the actual Atlantic Ocean (England is thattaway, with nothing in between!). First time with more than two nights at anchor.
We'll see. Sea Bird is ready, I just hope we are.
Posts may be a little infrequent over the next week or so, as I have no idea about internet service in the National Parks. I will be posting if we can get service, otherwise, I'll save them until we can get in range somewhere.