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Happenings

Tropical Storm Bret

TS Bret passed 195 nm south of us last night. The winds really┬ápicked up around 11PM and subsided┬ájust after 3AM. We did well, we’re safe and sustained no damage. It was a long sleep deprived night. Light rain and winds now, we’re getting some rest and will put the boat back together later today.

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Finally

It’s great to be back in the water! Now to get the sails on and everything put away… Blow by blow on launch day… click to enlarge the pictures… The engine water pump impeller circulates cooling water through the engine. It dawned on me that after a year at rest the impeller may need to … Continue reading »

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One Step Closer

More awesome and amazing things are happening! Ha, not really… We’re still in the yard but launch date is Thursday the 25th! Winds are howling, gusts to 40 during the day, crazy. It’s supposed to calm down Tuesday and Wednesday just in time to pick up again on, you guessed it, Thursday! The high winds … Continue reading »

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Antigua 3

Most of you already know we are back home for an unplanned extended visit. My health issues forced us to interrupt our best sailing season since owning our boat. Tanya is doing well as always and I am on the mend. If I continue progressing, we should be back in the water by December. While … Continue reading »

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Back In!

We are back in the water and eager to move on! Coming to get us: Pulling us out and into position for the travel lift: Weight on: A little paint on the bare spots: Lets go: Back on the dock for a few days while we get things back in order: Depending on weather we … Continue reading »

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