Getting ready for Christmas aboard S/V DreamChaser

Last weekend we did the decorating of the boat in preparation for the Christmas holiday.  This is the first year with the Grandsquids living on board with us that we …

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Teak Decks (Part 4) and a nice weekend Anchored out with friends

Sadly this week started like the last several and that meant I was covered in dust from sanding, chipping, pulling screws, pulling teak, and filling screw holes with epoxy. I …

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Starter Problems – Diagnosing and removing the Starter

In last weeks blog and youtube Video we talked about anchoring out with our friends at Brady Island. It was great fun, but as I think I mentioned in that …

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Sailing to New Orleans – Part 6

In the last blog post we had made it to the Harvey lock and into the Mississippi River after dark. The idea of going through the ICW, and even more …

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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 …

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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 …

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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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Cruising Kemah TX to New Orleans (Part 2)

Early in the morning we went ahead and departed the Galveston yacht basin. From here we headed eastbound on the ICW and crossed the very busy Houston ship channel. After …

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Cruising Kemah TX to New Orleans (Part 1)

We decided to take “Last Affair” off the market and sail her to our current location near New Orleans LA.  This decision was a long time coming, but for a …

Finally out on the water again !!!

We are going to sail our other boat Last Affair from Houston to New Orleans. We have the little ones on their first multi-day trip so will be taking it …