• Recent Blog Posts

    toddster

    Lil' Bote Argh!

    Test: Some problem with attaching photo to previous post.


    Update: Argh! So, the downside of the "barn find" Zodiac manifests.

    The floor has spontaneously peeled away from the tubes all...

    toddster 05-05-2018 07:57 PM
    toddster

    Lil' Bote is small but it's still a B.O.A.T.

    There is no Ericson in this story.

    The newest incarnation of Lil' Bote (tender to Arcturus) is finally operational. Somehow at some undefined point along the line, my $500 boat turned...

    toddster 05-05-2018 07:48 PM
    woolamaloo

    My anchor locker expansion.

    Like most people here, Ive had to deal with the anchor pan leaking into my v-berth. Two winters ago, I removed the pan and scraped what I thought was all of the old silicone caulk from the joint and...

    woolamaloo 04-15-2018 01:57 PM
    kiwisailor

    Anchor Locker - Part 2

    [FONT=&amp]I've now setup my boat for the anchor chain to feed off the windlass and loop back forward and enter a hawsepipe (1 1/2") PVC pipe installed in the anchor pan and all the chain to drop...

    kiwisailor 04-09-2018 12:00 PM
    kiwisailor

    Anchor Locker - Part 1

    Sometimes you have to work with what you are given to start with. In my case my boat came with a Lofran Royal manual windlass with a 3/8" gypsy already installed on the deck just aft of the anchor...

    kiwisailor 04-09-2018 08:50 AM
    bgary

    Shelves - aka "things no one will ever care about but me"

    KennethK and I had an email conversation a month or so back about good places to stow things on a 32-III. There are only so many "spots" for things, and one of my laments was that there was no...

    bgary 03-19-2018 10:31 AM
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  • Welcome to EY.o!

    Greetings -

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