As mentioned previously, it had been almost two years since our last haul-out. In addition to needing paint, our zincs needed to be replaced. Actually, for 23 months in the water this zinc is not bad: Nice new prop zinc: The shaft zinc was still 50 percent: We installed a much larger shaft zinc: Greased the … Continue reading
For those of you unfamiliar with a haul-out… It had been almost two years since out last haul out. During my monthly inspections I noticed the bottom paint was getting pretty thin, so we decided to haul out and give Dea Latis a proper bottom job. We emailed several boat yards and decided to haul … Continue reading
And it begins. Bottom of the boat is sanded. Going to tape and, if it will stop raining, paint!
We’re set for a November departure, weather permitting on or before the sixth. We are still plugging along installing, wiring, plumbing, cleaning, buying. I am wiring the gps into the vhf and ssb radios as I mentioned before. I did a rough install just to make sure all worked well then I did a proper … Continue reading
A lot has happened in the last few months! Both of us have been working full time, I’m done now (working for money) and Tanya has a few weeks left. We sold my car yesterday which is a huge step toward our goal. We’ll keep one car for our inevitable return. The boat is coming … Continue reading