Anchored out at Brady Island - Feature Image

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 …

Cruising Kemah TX to New Orleans (Part 1)

Taken by our friend as we went under the Kemah Bridge heading out We decided to take “Last Affair” off the market and sail her to our current location near …

Blog Feature - Prep for laying up boat

How to avoid a disastrous return to your boat (Preparing the boat for time away from her)

 From time to time Deb and I leave the boat and travel, sometimes together and sometimes only one of us at a time.  As I think most readers of the …

Blog-Post New Cabinet Floors

Making new Floor Panels (Great weather equals great progress)

During the Plumbing project on DreamChaser, we installed a water distribution manifold for all the plumbing lines and located it right under the cabinet floor panels in the upper salon/galley. …

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. …

Owners Stateroom Head Faucet upgrade

The rear head on DreamChaser was originally built with a nice marble countertop and separate hot and cold faucet for the water supply.  At some point prior to us buying …