We had our first visitors on board! Dan, Naz and Lara are our ski buddies we usually hang out with on the slopes in Les Coches, France. They are holidaying in Turkey and came to see us for a few days. They arrived on Sunday and stayed for two nights in a lovely boutique hotel across from the Marina. They invited us over for a luxurious Turkish breakfast on Monday morning and we lounged by the pool for a few hours. Not bad for a Monday! Last night they stayed on board, we had a lovely dinner, enjoying a beautiful sunset and then brought out the guitars after dinner. It was a great evening and we were sad to say goodbye this morning! Naz is Turkish and introduced us to delicious local cheeses and other produce as well as Raki, an anise-flavoured drink.
We also said goodbye to our Australian friends who set sail to Bodrum early this morning. The boys will miss their playmates!
Meanwhile, work continues on the boat. We had engineers work on the engines all day yesterday and again today. We originally planned to replace the engines but they are still in good condition which is why we decided to service them instead. We also had the Raymarine guys onboard to upgrade all the aerials for the GPS and to check our VHF radio which needs to be replaced.
No news yet about the Mastervolt. It seems to be taking an awfully long time to get from Amsterdam to Rhodes. And the paperwork is yet to arrive too. Fingers crossed it all gets here soon!
PS I added a little video tour of our boat (under Vimeo Videos in menu bar)