It’s not always Sushi and Shine for an overseas visiting yacht here in
. This following report was written by the crew of sy Safina about their stay at ODO MARINA in Japan . Fukuoka
The haul-out is very secure,
The yard employees are in general skillful and meticulous,
The marina is strategically located close to supermarket, hardware store, chandlery, subway station, restaurant, coin laundry, etc
Shower and toilet.
Communication: don’t return E-mail,
Communication in general: don’t speak comprehensive English,
Reception: No help from the marina on arrival,
Yard: they apply paint with brush and they don’t know how to brush paint,
No electricity and water on pontoon,
Pontoon charges applied even on the hard on top of hard stay charges,
Pay in advance policy,
Yard: they didn’t know how to change a cutlass bearing,
They aren’t very friendly.
Too bad sy Safina doesn't keep up a Blog, so we can’t read more about their adventures in