A Great Summer

From Oak Bluffs to Yarmouth to Provincetown to Cuttyhunk, and a few more, it was a summer filled with trips. There were plenty of daysails too. The summer wind in this area is regularly out of the southwest and picks

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New Foredeck Hatch

The foredeck hatch that came with Ben-Varrey was fixed and needed to be removed altogether to crawl out or even get some fresh air. This was not ideal. So, it was time for a new hatch. With some fresh teak

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New Berth Cushions

We made custom cushions for the boat! The V-berth and settees are fitted out with latex and memory foam cushions. Latex is naturally anti-microbial and the memory foam is specially treated. This is living in luxury… so comfortable!

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Living Aboard

For the summer of 2013 my girlfriend and I are living aboard. Although it will be harder to get work done, we will learn a lot more about Ben-Varrey and how to set her up for extended cruising. We promised

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Spring 2013 Launch

Boat in the water, rig up, time to go sailing! Well, maybe a little tuning and going through some checklists, but it is great to have Ben-Varrey in the water again.

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New Chain Plates

Perhaps, this is the most important winter project. The chain plates were original. That’s 43 years old! 43 years of crevice corrosion! Time for replacement, without a doubt. If I am to trust the boat offshore, I need to have

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A Logo for Ben-Varrey

I thought it would be fun to make a logo for Ben-Varrey’s sails… and any other gear.

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