No, this is not the title of a new Jimmy Buffet tune. Rather, here lies a tale of shore side serendipity that illustrates the cruising community’s cooperative spirit as well as why it some times takes a village to complete a boat project. We knew we wanted to add insulation to our refrigerator and knew that Home Depot carried the foam insulation for the job. After a long hot day going to and from Home Depot and concluding that we just didn’t want to get the 8’x10′ sheet available, we were walking to the shower at Paradise Village and spied the handsome fellow below on a dock box.
The elusive Pink Panther was there before us; could our search be at an end?
Indeed, the Sailing Vessel Arcane had just finished a similar job and was leaving the remains for a lucky passerby (e.g. us) as a “regalo,” or gift.
Our refrigerator lid before the Pink Panther.
Our refrigerator lid after the Pink Panther’s visit.