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 …

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Good ole’ Crawfish Boil with our Marina Friends and Neighbors

Today was a great day.  Last weekend, Deb and I made salmon for dinner and ate up at the picnic table with the girls (grand-squids).  We invited Keith and Debbie …

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Visiting Melbourne Australia

It has been busy for me at work and traveling lately.  The latest of this proof is last week when I posted about a trip that had come up for …

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The Crew Checks out a local Cemetery

One of the things we like most about this adventure of Semi Cruising / Living aboard / Still working, is that we don’t typically stay in one place long enough …

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Leaking Temporary Port Repair

If you recall, I had put in a temporary Lexan port when the port window cracked.  I decided to make a temporary repair because we had intended to replace the …

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Hodge Podge of updates: Hatch Cover, Applesauce Recipe, Next Project, Kids in Nature…

We were hoping this week to have finished the design on our new bank of batteries for the boats House Bank.  This is going to be a large amp hour …

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The Plan B – the “Oh Crap, we have a problem at sea” repair manual

OK, seriously tongue in cheek here, but when in an emergency and at sea, there is a sad amount of truth to the concept of fix it quick, keep it …