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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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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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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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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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 …

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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 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 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 …