Monthly Archives: March 2015

Perkins Diesel and fly bridge work

Just prior to lunch Patti frees me from grand kid duty, and before she headed off towards what the kids refer to as “the special park”, Lucy and I are at my special place.  As Lucy dog and I round … Continue reading

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Fish hook, Japanese, Rear Main Seal Leak – Not!

This morning I fired up the Western Flyer and drove it in for repairs, to an area previously unknown to many. Known on nautical charts simply as Fish Hook, it is located on Terminal Island, home to thousands of containers … Continue reading

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Boot stripe, sanding cetol, brightwork and more

Boot stripe, Brightwork and more Chris, a local live aboard sailor prefers to use a heat gun over any electric sanding tool that you can throw his way. In the picture below you see him starting to paint the Western … Continue reading

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Soccer loving lab Lucy

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2015 Mark Hahn 300 mile race – Trawlercat writeup

For almost two days I willingly shadowed a top race (Cinderella) team competing in the 2015 Mark Hahn’s 300 mile pwc race billed as the “longest continuous race”.   Four a.m. wake up call (day one) kicked off the start … Continue reading

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