I left a message with Roger to see if he can help us demast. He has done it for 39 years.
Norm came early to help fold and pack the sails
Rod and Roger came at 1 and we demasted and tied down by 2:40. Very smooth operation. The structure was amazingly solid.
Other work done for the cruise include additional AGM battery, spare alternator, new propane locker, loading folding kayak, dinghy, spare VHF antennae, new windlass, valve lash, anchor and spare and rode, accounting, Mi-fi, Bullet Wi-fi, Toughbook, Navionics, mast stepping venues, preparing docking lines, fridge monitor management, fridge spill over, rig chain wash, DC-DC converter for Torqeedo, fender boards, water tank filter, MFD in V-berth, sail changes, new engine light, line stowage in port locker, Cruising Permit, Radio Station Licence, Packing and identifying where things are located ...