Monthly Archives: June 2014

Hauling Out

Subject:  Haul out Monday Hauling out today.  For the non nautical, hauling out is when the boat gets pulled out of the water, usually for some work to get performed. Work to be completed: 1)  install a transducer in the … Continue reading

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Dock Talk

Yesterday three boaters were outside my boat, admiringly talking about my fly bridges new paint job.  The trio, all boaters but former  body shop owner, trucker and an engineer.   I suddenly popped up from my settee, stepped out onto the … Continue reading

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Some people are made of magic ….

Subject  Some people are made of magic …. The former owner of our boat only owned her for about three months.   He once told me that the couple whom he bought her from were “real boaters” I.e, the wife was … Continue reading

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Tub, laundry, radar and chartplotter too

Perhaps it’s ’cause I smell the end in sight,  the barn is near, it’s Friday or the original never ending projects list is so widdled down, almost to total nothingness, that I woke up today feeling so darn elated.  Monday … Continue reading

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Subject: Wet Burrito

I’m starting to get really good on predicting just exactly when the rain will actually start falling. Yes, surprise, surprise,  its raining right now in Portlan as I sit on the edge of the dock in my covered slip and … Continue reading

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Subject: Dock life

The home remodeler who bought back his totaled boat from the insurance company put his crew to work on my dock.  When it came to the fiberglass glass work he used these two bathtub refinishers to complete the project.   These … Continue reading

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Dinner is served

My good friend Kevin commented yesterday that everything done, done on the boat seems so much more relaxed than on land, especially eating and I’ll add to that statement “drinking”.  Even now right across from where I sit on the … Continue reading

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Fiberglass Holes

Subject:  Fiberglass holes and such While waiting for my glass guy (fiberglass) I begin to ponder about not just my writing but other powerboat and sailboat blogs that subsequently turn into books.   Please can anyone show me where this wordpress … Continue reading

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Subject: Fiberglass holes and such!

Subject:  Fiberglass holes and such While waiting for my glass guy I begin to ponder about my writing? So is this a journal or a story?   The reason I say this is because the book i was reading last … Continue reading

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My Friday

While the neighborhood is getting ready to go river cruising some of us thought we were getting left behind to catch up on boat projects.  Then suddenly Mark and Dianne show up and offer to cruise with me around the … Continue reading

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