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More Progress

Here we are in another month already; it’s amazing how time flies. We are both working, Tanya full time, me part time. We are making great progress filling the cruising kitty, the boat to-do list is getting shorter and shorter and we still have several months until our departure. Our latest batch of projects…I removed … Continue reading »

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So Close, Almost There!

It’s a mad push to finish up and move aboard. We should be living aboard in a week! We have come so far (with a tremendous amount of help) and we are almost finished. We have electricity, we have water, and that leaves…you know… Quick recap. We ripped out the rotted butterscotch ceiling panels, insulated the … Continue reading »

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Generator Runs!

 Still knocking tasks off the project list! Here is a sample of today’s list: Applied second coat of varnish to all exterior wood. Sanded and varnished forward companionway trim. Installed aft companionway trim. Painted engine compartment wall. Installed interior trim panels around chain plates inside cabin (the part below deck). Removed spinnaker pole fitting from deck … Continue reading »

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We’re knocking tasks off the project list one by one and making progress. We write down everything we work on so we know what we’ve done at the end of the day, otherwise we would forget (tired you know!). Unfortunately we left the notebook on the boat but here are some pictures Tanya took today. … Continue reading »

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Past Two Weeks

Looking back over the past couple of weeks… In order to get the boat in the water we had to accomplish quite a bit, this is just a sample. Prep and prime the masts: Paint the masts: The paint came out quite nice. Bob is installing and wiring the tv antenna and wind generator mounts: He … Continue reading »

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