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!
My first voyage sailing offshore from North Carolina down to Antigua was a little rough – fortunately I kept notes to better myself, and hopefully you too.
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.
The only way to always have fresh bread and tortillas while cruising is to make them yourself – here I attempt to make flour tortillas from scratch in a galley barely big enough for one, using only flour, water, oil, and salt.
Can a guy who loved drinking beer and dining out sustain himself on flour, beans, rice, pasta, and canned vegetables for an indefinite amount of time? Time to start figuring it out!
One of the problems with sailboat refrigeration systems is efficiency. Excessive heat transfer requires more energy to keep it cold, and energy is precious.