Removing Screws from Deck - Feature Image

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 …

Off with the teak Decks Part 1 p Featured image

What to do with a Teak Deck Sailor…. (Sung like drunken sailor) – Teak Decks (Part 1)

From the day we bought this boat almost 2 years ago now, we have contemplated, thought, discussed, debated, researched, and waffled on what we would do about the teak decks. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Featured Post - Part 2 Refinishing the butterfly hatch

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 …