Monthly Archives: February 2015

Watch “Jet Skiers Ride from Long Beach to San Diego 224 Miles In One Day” on YouTube

Jet Skiers Ride from Long Beach to San Diego 224 Miles In One Day: http://youtu.be/B7GuIhCfYU0

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The “Western Flyer” a 41 Defever Trawler

The Defever 41 is a 1989 model that ran from ’85 to 89.  She was available with single or twin engines.  At the most economical speeds she is capable of from 1,000 to 1200 miles.  Her interior came in either … Continue reading

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Brightwork on the Western Flyer

Bright work?  What is it and why do they call it so? DONE – Three days of prep time (two hours each day X two people) and three coats of Cetol’ing (2.5 quarts of Cetol Natural) to do the boats … Continue reading

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If I had a hammer…..

If I had a hammer? If you can recall this oldies song, it goes something like:  “If I had a hammer, I’d hammer in the morning. I’d hammer in the evening, alllllll over this land …….” Well, I do own … Continue reading

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Watch “The Gulf of California: A Realm of Encounters” on YouTube

The Gulf of California: A Realm of Encounters: http://youtu.be/MzuxfHICGsU

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Superyacht sinking report

http://www.setsail.com/report-on-the-capsize-and-sinking-of-motoryacht-yogi/  

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Riding With Paul Pham

This super bowl Sunday, at just about the time my east coast brothers started placing a batch of Rubin’s famous chicken wings on the bbq; my racer friend Paul Pham and I started burning through a full tank of 91 … Continue reading

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