Preparation for the tank cleaning included cutting a 4" inspection port into the top of the two aluminum fuel tanks to allow access - great fun after the cutter dulled on the first tank and took forever on the second!
We positioned the boat stern to on the work dock so the big pump / filter truck could reach us with their 1" hoses. Five and 1/2 hours later we were done and putting the boat back together. Another blessing in disguise you might say - but those surprises are getting a bit old!
With clean fuel, fresh provisioning, small boat projects completed, clean laundry and new friends, our forced stay in Beaufort was productive and fun!
The weather window beckons and it's off to Saint Augustine tomorrow.