Ocean Cruising Club

Destruction everywhere
Images of Dominica upon arrival 5 Dec 2017 by Bill Balme
Beach beside PAYS pavilion
Images of Dominica upon arrival 5 Dec 2017 by Bill Balme
Stream after destructive power of hurricanes
Images of Dominica upon arrival 5 Dec 2017 by Bill Balme
What was a house in Portsmouth
Images of Dominica upon arrival 5 Dec 2017 by Bill Balme
Waterfront in Portsmouth
Images of Dominica upon arrival 5 Dec 2017 by Bill Balme
Approach to Dominica - deforestation evident from afar
Photo by Bill Balme s/v Toodle-oo!
Defoliation everywhere
Photo by Bill Balme s/v Toodle-oo!
Hotel under construction lost its roof
Photo by Bill Balme s/v Toodle-oo!
Helen and Laurie cutting re-bar for the footing
Photos Bill Balme
Ardys and Helen cutting wood for forms…
Photo Bill Balme
Sinking a footing for the dock’s on-ramp
Photo Bill Balme
Helen (Alembic) levels the concrete footing
Photo Bill Balme
Sinking a footing for the dock’s on-ramp
Photo Bill Balme
The finished ramp
Photo Bill Balme
The end of the dock is installed
Photo Bill Balme
Diving to clear the bottom debris
Photo Bill Balme 12/12/17 Today Jeff (UJAM'n) and I - with Alvin and Fabio from PAYS - went diving for galvanized roofing sheets in Portsmouth, Dominica. Quite a haul for just a morning's work. This is going to take a while!!!
Roof material found underwater
Photo Bill Balme 12/12/17