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    Where did December go?

    January 9, 2017

    We are already falling for the mañana attitude that Mexico provides. The part will be here tomorrow. Tomorrow, I’ll get on that.  We’ll go see that tomorrow. Tomorrow, you can go do that. December was a constant string of tomorrows controlling our plans. It was a month of boat cleaning, fixing, and improving. After our anchor windlass stopped working back in Bahia Tortugas, I’ve had to hand haul our anchor up each time we needed to move or reposition the…

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  • Boat Building Sailing

    A long list gets much shorter!

    The Beach Flea is almost ready to set sail. She’s in the water, masts restepped, and all the hard rigging fixed. New lines (ropes) are installed, just need to reroute the reefing system. Luxury…

    October 9, 2016
  • Boat Building


    We’re making progress on the boat! Lisa has been painting the galley and main cabin areas and I’ve been busy installing  heads & walls, running wiring and installing electronics, and getting all new lines…

    August 21, 2016
  • Boat Building

    Crunch Time is Here!

    So we sold our house in a mere 6 days. Closed already, renting back. Boat is painted with a new black bottom coat and a red boot-stripe. I’ve installed inspection plates in the water…

    June 15, 2016