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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. …

Merry Christmas – and the Teak Deck projects continues

Deb, Myself, Chasity and McKinlee want to wish each and every one of you a Merry Christmas, Happy Chanukah, Good Kwanza and Happy Holidays.   It is the time of …

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The Teak Deck Project continues (Part 2)

You may recall from last weeks post, we started to remove the teak decks from our boat.  (See that post here) After pulling the teak off a portion of the …

Sailing Kemah to New Orleans – Part 5

Houma was a great stop, we like the Marina because it has power, water, a pump out and even a play ground right there at the city park downtown next …

Sailing Kemah to New Orleans – Part 4

We left the Morgan City dock in the morning to get in line at the next set of locks.  Deb fixed a great breakfast again with eggs, potato and cheese …

Cruising Kemah to New Orleans – Part 3

We left the Morgan City dock in the morning to get in line at the next set of locks.  We had a great sail for a little while after going …

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Refinishing the Butterfly Hatch

We decided we needed to see a little more progress on the boat given that boat projects have slowed down quite a bit with the grandsquids moving in with us. …

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Rigid vs Flexible hose for Drains

There are many debate amount boaters and do it yourself lovers of good old boats.  One that I have heard many times has to do with plumbing and whether or …

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Leaking Temporary Port Repair

If you recall, I had put in a temporary Lexan port when the port window cracked.  I decided to make a temporary repair because we had intended to replace the …

Featured Image - Hodge Podge of family updates

Hodge Podge of updates: Hatch Cover, Applesauce Recipe, Next Project, Kids in Nature…

We were hoping this week to have finished the design on our new bank of batteries for the boats House Bank.  This is going to be a large amp hour …