• Recent Blog Posts

    CPeregord

    Sailing school in Greece because of my YouTube channel!

    A lot has changed since my last first and last blog entry. I made it from Mid-Michigan down to Cleveland and bought my Ericson 35 Mark ll. I bought the bought from a marine mechanic who paid next to...

    CPeregord 05-13-2019 07:29 AM
    kiwisailor

    New Teak & Holly Sole & Cupboard

    This winter I finally got around to starting the cosmetic to-do projects that the admiral has been pushing me to do since day one of purchasing my E38. Some of the sole in the galley, head, quarter...

    kiwisailor 04-25-2019 05:26 AM
    kiwisailor

    New Bilge Hoses

    This winter I finally got around to starting the cosmetic to-do projects that the admiral has been pushing me to do since day one of purchasing my E38. Some of the sole in the galley, head, quarter...

    kiwisailor 04-25-2019 05:11 AM
    Geoff W.

    First two weeks of living aboard / Tunes at sea

    It's been almost two full weeks of living aboard Delightful now, here on Bainbridge Island. I still feel like I live in a fairy tale, most of the time. The Island itself is idyllic and gorgeous,...

    Geoff W. 03-30-2019 08:59 PM
    toddster

    Venerable Sailomat 3040 for Venerable Sailboat

    Every proper cruising boat needs a windvane self-steering gear. Right? This is one of those things I thought I'd go full-mad-scientist on, some time in the future when other needs were taken care...

    toddster 03-26-2019 06:45 PM
    vcirelli

    Bulk Head Repair

    The bulkhead had about 2'x1' area that was rotten. It was so soft that I could poke my finger into it. Not exactly what you would hope for from a structural member of the boat.

    I've known about...

    vcirelli 03-16-2019 10:34 PM
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  • Recent Forum Posts

    supersailor

    Planning my first SJI cruise

    Sailing out of Port Angeles, The two normal routes for me are Haro Straights (the long way) and Cattle Pass (the short way). If heading out to the Gulf

    supersailor Today, 12:36 PM Go to last post
    Loren Beach

    Nice!

    If you have read my blog entries about our engine change-out you know that I am a chicken... and took the easy ($$) way out.
    You saved

    Loren Beach Today, 12:34 PM Go to last post
    Geoff W.

    Repairing salon table "clutch"

    Sorry to be double posting so much in this thread -- Christian, how would you drill through the table pipe and the fitting to make sure everything is

    Geoff W. Today, 11:39 AM Go to last post
    toddster

    Fire extinguisher and flare life

    A while back, someone pointed out that on your EPIRB beacon registration form and/or MMSI/Ship's Radio form there is a "comment" field. You

    toddster Today, 11:35 AM Go to last post
    Emerald

    Fire extinguisher and flare life

    Thanks everyone for the info on float plans. I know what they are. My surprise is a fellow on a kayak getting asked about his float plan by a CG Auxillary

    Emerald Today, 11:10 AM Go to last post
    bgary

    Float plans

    USCG does not require a float plan, and will not accept a float plan. But they do have a recommended set of information a float plan should contain,

    bgary Today, 10:59 AM Go to last post
    Emerald

    Fire extinguisher and flare life

    Thanks for the chuckle - liked the last part about filing with them.

    Never in a million years would it cross my mind that a CG Auxiliary

    Emerald Today, 10:41 AM Go to last post
    mfield

    Fire extinguisher and flare life

    I have dutifully replaced flares and cartridges when expired but I have not found a good way of disposing of the old ones.

    The big orange

    mfield Today, 10:39 AM Go to last post
    bgary

    Planning my first SJI cruise

    I don't have my tables handy, so no specifics, but... the currents going through Cattle Pass are no joke. Its a choke-point where a lot of water has

    bgary Today, 10:30 AM Go to last post