Sam's Club for replacements. This was the best price we could find for 6-volt golf cart batteries which make up the house bank. Once the new batteries were back on the dock, the entire process had to be reversed under the same conditions. What should have been a few hours to swap out the old for new, turned into an all day ordeal. But it was finally over and the new batteries were in and fully functional.
It turned out to be a great visit with our friends and we had the chance to meet several other members of the community, all former or current cruisers. They opened their homes to us and I can't remember the last time we experienced this kind of help and hospitality. It's always wonderful to experience the support of others in the boating community. We were invited to dinner, happy hour and offered a helping hand with whatever we needed. When in a situation like this, it becomes hard to tear ourselves away. But it's also easy to overstay your welcome and that's not something we ever want to do. As hard as it was, we said our so-longs and headed out once again. The first day we just moved up river a short distance and then out into the bay and on to the small town of Havre de Grace.
Argus Survice (spelled correctly) Engineering for dinner. It was a fun evening.
rocked and rolled until the sun went down. But even until 9 or 10 at night, a few were still whizzing by. The plan was to stay put a day and explore the area, including sounding the channel.
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