The Memoirs of Dora the Explorer – Week 2

Posted: 13 February 2013 by Lou Barden in Memoirs of Dora

And so it began on 11th June 2008 having traveled by fast cat, big ferry and bus with a few hours break at a destination some of you may recognise….

Rhodes

We finally arrived at the boat yard where Biba had been sitting on the hard for 5 years.

Echo

Skipper Jim decided he did not like the wind generator but would not recommend using your head to remove blades !! Particularly when they are spinning !!!

WindGen

It became quite clear  that no one had

WOBBLE’d the engine for some time

Engine

The tool kit left a little to be desired !!

Tools

And the Ensign and Horseshoe buoy just did not make the ‘Shipshape and Bristol fashion’ grade !!

Ensign

Understandably the decision to launch and go was delayed and a week of hard work started to get Biba into a sailable condition

Cowes !

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