The crew goes deep-sea fishing

The morning started at about 50 miles an hour heading south down the Mississippi River out into the Gulf of Mexico. To back up a little bit, let me share …

Cleaning the Bilge and Pumps

Last week I came home to a rather full bilge.  When I say full bilge there was about 2 feet of water in there, more than I have ever seen …

How to clean the circulation lines on your boat air conditioner orrefrigerator

With any boat, there comes a bucket of maintenance to be done at all times.  One of the easiest and most beneficial ones you can do it maintaining your air …

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Honoring those that paid the Ultimate Price

Let us remember those who have paid the ultimate price and died in the line of duty serving their country. #MemorialDay #SVDreamChaser My sister, who retired from the Army after …

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Galley Repair, Great Pasta and Dinghy Exploring

Life on board has been very different for Deb and I the last 6 months.  With the grandkids moving aboard the boat, we have been doing a lot more things …

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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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New Dinghy

Deb and I had always thought it would be great to have one of those dinghy’s with a little steering wheel and a bit more comfortable ride.  We never really …

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Good ole’ Crawfish Boil with our Marina Friends and Neighbors

Today was a great day.  Last weekend, Deb and I made salmon for dinner and ate up at the picnic table with the girls (grand-squids).  We invited Keith and Debbie …

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5 ways to use Butyl tape to keep the water OUT of your boat

See 5 ways of using Butyl Tape to keep water out of your boat through leaking deck hardware, ports, hatches and all the other places that water seems to find …

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Site Seeing in Destin Florida with the Grand Squids

We decided it would be a nice thing to do over spring break to take the girls for a little bit of a vacation. We opted for a trip to …