Merry Christmas – and the Teak Deck projects continues

Deb, Myself, Chasity and McKinlee want to wish each and every one of you a Merry Christmas, Happy Chanukah, Good Kwanza and Happy Holidays.   It is the time of …

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 …

Wire rat nest

Hey honey wake up, I smell something burning…

It got pretty cold this week in Southern Louisiana.  I guess I should say that it is all relative but it was down in the mid to high 30’s overnight. …

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The Teak Deck Project – (Part 3)

We have been continuing on with our teak deck project.  It is a lot of work, it is not terribly hard work, it is more mentally challenging in that I …

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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 …

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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. …

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 …

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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. …

Chasity Swims with Dolphins

Site Seeing in Destin Florida with the Grand Squids

We decided it would be a nice thing to do over spring break to take the girls for a little bit of a vacation. We opted for a trip to …

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Serious Flooding in Louisiana, Evacuating the kiddo’s from the boat

This week I was out of town for work and Deb was telling me that the weather forecast was calling for 11 inches of rain.  Our biggest concern was whether …