The Annapolis Sailboat Show

I was down at the Annapolis Show for work, but made a great purchase. I had been eyeing the Mantus Anchors since the last Annapolis show and finally pulled the trigger. I bought the galvanized 45 pounder and a chain

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A New Mainsail

A new mainsail is in the works. I just took measurements and will be buying the materials shortly to build it. I worked in a sail loft down in Florida for some time and have done all of my own

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A New Friend Onboard

I had the chance to look after a sailing friends dog. Dexter loves the water and enjoyed a perfect day on the boat!

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A Sculling Oar

In the event that the engine won’t start and there is no wind, a back-up plan is needed (when close to an obstruction). Ours will be a sculling oar. Maybe we will like it so much that we will just

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Cape Cod Canal

The Cape Cod Canal is a beautiful cruise and a lows for a bit of a rest when the conditions out in Buzzards Bay or Cape Cod Bay are rough… just make sure not to hit opposing wind and current

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A Rough Night for the Dinghy

An early hurricane almost sank the dinghy at the dock. There wasn’t much wind, but the rain totaled over 12″ in mostly a 6 hour period!

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Some Refit work in the Head too

The head needed some work on Ben-Varrey. It worked, but that was about it. All of the equipment, from the holding tank to the head, needed replacing. The existing tank was small too, only about 5 gallons. Everything now smells

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