Boatyard Fever: like Cabin Fever, but while living aboard your boat in a boatyard. It’s been five weeks and I can’t take it any longer – I need to get wet!
Most small cruising sailboats have both a house battery bank and a dedicated starter battery – is this the most efficient way to use your limited space?
Life on a sailboat…wake up, make coffee, work on the engine, do laundry, run into town… Here’s a quick rundown of a day in Marsh Harbor.
Rookie underwater photographer mistake – don’t preflight your underwater case before a dive. Resulted in the probable loss of a camera body.
In previous posts I shared some problems with my fuel system and my temporary fix. Now it’s completely shot and I’m contemplating if I even need an engine.
Still haven’t moved more than ten miles from where I was almost two weeks ago. I knew that my schedule would be dictated by the tides and the weather.
Seventeen days, 70 hours of sleep, 810 miles, and one hurricane…this trip was supposed to take only one week but I’m finally enjoying some Bahamian air.
I just purchased a Technautics CoolBlue DC holding plate system to replace my engine-driven holding plate system. It’ll be powered by my solar panels.
My first experience with diesel engine problems – it won’t start! Fortunately I had some help finding this very easy fix. Bleeding the air out of the lines.
I’m buying a sailboat! I’ve wanted one for twenty years and it’s about time! I found one I like but before I hand over the money it needs a proper survey.