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Sanding the Hull, Priming and fairing the hull

Last week we hauled DreamChaser up onto the hard at Mayer Yacht Services in New Orleans.  We shared a little bit last week on why we chose Mike Mayers yard. …

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DreamChaser goes up on the hard

As you likely saw last week, we sailed !!!  Yeah.  But where were we sailing to?  We were sailing to the Shipyard.  We needed some work done on the boat. …

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S/V DreamChaser Sails

It has been 3 years ago to the month that we bought our Formosa 51. I remember driving back from where it was located with the euphoric glow and enthusiasm …

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What is next for S/V DreamChaser?

When we bought DreamChaser in October 2014, we had some initial plans.  First off, I can’t believe it has been 3 years.  When we bought her, we planned on a …

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More Deck Fiberglassing and Preparing for another hurricane

This year has been a crazy hurricane season, to say the least.  Harvey to the West, Irma to the East, I feel like I am stuck in the middle.  So …

Putting in a ponytail with a shop vacuum

The Inter-web folk lore proven out.

So years ago, I saw a video on Facebook or YouTube of a dad putting a kids ponytail in with a vacuum cleaner. I was amused at the time but …

Mike Nicole Gil Debbie Wanderer DreamChaser

Meeting the Crew of the Wanderer

via GIPHY A great distraction to remove ourselves from being glued to the weather channel the last week was meeting Mike and Nicole.  we got to meet with Mike and …

Hurricane Irma & Meeting the crew of the Wanderer

Hurricane Irma is coming up Florida now and wracking havoc along the way. We are likely going to avoid any damage and strong weather and may just see some rain …

Screw you Harvey !

I am really beginning to dislike you, Harvey!. I know it is not right to talk bad to others, but frankly, “Screw you very much, Harvey.” For those that don’t …

Mourning a death in the family

Death is interesting.  It forces you to get familiar with your feelings, emotions and how you process events in your life. We all handle these types of things on an …