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We get a new Sun/Rain Awning

We have long realized that we wanted to put on some kind awning or cover. Mainly we wanted something that when at the dock or anchor we could put it …

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Teak Deck Removal – Part 7

It is time to get some motivation back. It is interesting how there are times in a boat owner’s life where things are going well, and you’re excited and motivated, …

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Fiberglass Lay-up Test – Failed attempt 1

Rejuvenated, Invigorated &  Motivated We are starting to feel rejuvenated after the holidays. We have a new vigor and want to start getting back to our projects.  The last two …

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Sailboat Plumbing Replacement Project (Part 4) – Bonus – Adding always available filtered water.

Welcome to the last and final post on the 4 part plumbing replacement series.  In the first three posts we learned how to plan and draw out the project details, …

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Sailboat Plumbing Replacement Project (Part 3) – Running the lines and connecting fixtures

In today’s blog, we continue the 4 part series on replacing the plumbing in your boat.  The is part 3 of 4 and at the end of this part, most …

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Sailboat Plumbing Replacement Project (Part 2) – Removing the Old system

 This blog post is a continuation of our 4 part series on completely replacing the fresh water plumbing system in your boat. Welcome to installment #2.  When we left off on …

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Sailboat Plumbing Replacement Project (Part 1) – Planning the Project

This will be the first of a 4 part series on completely replacing the fresh water plumbing system in your boat.  If you have a boat that is over 20 …

Coming Soon – 4 Part Series on Replacing the fresh water plumbing system.

Since we bought DreamChaser, we have noticed that we can’t leave the fresh water pump on all of the time, due to the many leaks in the fresh water system. …