I'm planning on sailing to St. Martin with Esther and Lincoln aboard their dismasted catamaran Cyrilla on Tuesday, so the knowledge that the port rear window has just fallen out during cleaning was not particularly welcome. Lincoln and a helper spent all day putting together a jig to put pressure on the new window and sealant, after cleaning out all of the old sealant. While that work was going on next door I had a fellow from Moorings (on his day off) clean my hull and apply a layer of wax. I helped him do most of the work, which made it go a lot easier; particularly applying the polish from a dinghy - you press on the cloth to rub the wax in and the dinghy moves away from the boat. But with two people you can hold on to the boat while the other person applies wax. Despite my helping him, the price went up to 150% of the originally quoted one; because he'd thought only one run around the boat was necessary... It was still cheaper than having it done elsewhere and much less work than the times where I'd attempted to do this while at anchor somewhere with waves and wind hitting and swinging the boat around.
Another twilight happy hour aboard my boat with Ash and Tim capped off the daylight hours and I made a light dinner and watched some action movie. It is telling that I can't remember which one it was right now - it was truly a forgettable movie!

Getting my hull cleaned My helper in cleaning and waxing the hull prior to storing the boat
(2021-10-30 09:43:00 NIKON D850 with a "24.0-70.0 mm f/2.8" lens. [f/2.8, 1/8000s] ISO 400)
[14°4.4877749'0"N 60°57.0044444'0"W ]
Getting my hull cleaned
Zanshin hull cleaned and waxed The starboard side has been washed and waxed. That was easy to do at the dock, the other side is going to be significantly more work
(2021-10-30 12:54:03 NIKON D850 with a "24.0-70.0 mm f/2.8" lens. [f/2.8, 1/8000s] ISO 400)
[14°4.4951117'0"N 60°56.9999383'0"W ]
Zanshin hull cleaned and waxed
Waxed and cleaned hull Finished washing and waxing the port side of the hull
(2021-10-30 12:55:09 NIKON D850 with a "24.0-70.0 mm f/2.8" lens. [f/16.0, 1/100s] ISO 64)
[14°4.4782527'0"N 60°57.0115255'0"W ]
Waxed and cleaned hull
waxed hull reflections The freshly washed and waxed hull is glistening and reflecting the sunlight
(2021-10-30 12:55:55 NIKON D850 with a "24.0-70.0 mm f/2.8" lens. [f/16.0, 1/80s] ISO 64)
[14°4.4782527'0"N 60°57.0115255'0"W ]
waxed hull reflections
Reparing  portlights on Cyrilla Lincoln and helper putting the jib and portlight in place
(2021-10-30 15:04:06 NIKON D850 with a "24.0-70.0 mm f/2.8" lens. [f/16.0, 1/60s] ISO 64)
[14°4.5058826'0"N 60°56.9976853'0"W ]
Reparing portlights on Cyrilla
Reparing  portlights on Cyrilla Fixing up the portlight on Cyrilla
(2021-10-30 15:04:24 NIKON D850 with a "24.0-70.0 mm f/2.8" lens. [f/16.0, 1/30s] ISO 64)
[14°4.5058826'0"N 60°56.9976853'0"W ]
Reparing portlights on Cyrilla
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