Only a few days remain for this dear boat to be so utterly out-of-place, perched above the grass.
Adam printed out two pieces of paper with the name printed on it.
Then it was my job to take a very sticky white paint, and a very small brush, and paint her name. It's not perfect, but it turned out okay. I'm not complaining -- it was pains-taking, nervous work. But she's got her name! This week I'll paint "Oriental NC" just below it.
He's varnished the companionway door panels; they are the original teak, and you can tell by how dark they are. The cabin is buttoned up for rain.
Hopefully ... quite soon, the Nocturne will be scooting along on the beautiful Neuse!