Making Yogurt on the boat

Making Yogurt on Board the boat

We are all fans of yogurt on the boat.  We eat it as breakfast with fresh fruit, the kids have it as a mid day snack at times and we …

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How to replace a Perkins 4-108 starter in a Sailboat

This weeks blog is the continuation of the challenges we had last week with replacing the starter on our Perkins 4-108.  We ended up getting the wrong one when we …

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Brady Island Anchorage and cruising the bayous in the dinghy

We were invited by friends and marina neighbors to go out and do a little swimming just behind Brady Island. We were all going to take the boats over and …

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 …

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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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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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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 …