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DIY job number two complete

One more, and I think I can officially call myself a handyman (handyperson?).

This weeks challenge was double glazing the main living area of the boat.   246 more words

Whale-sharks and Bagans in Cenderawasih Bay.

Cenderawasih Bay  is about as remote as it gets. It’s location is on the eastern fringes of the Indonesian archipelago. At the furthest south western end of Cenderawasih is… 859 more words

Cenderawasih Bay

Christmas is coming

Tonight was the official judging of the marina Christmas lights competition (winner to be announced tomorrow).  Sadly Double Fracture will not be receiving an award as her owner still hasn’t got her act together on sorting out the essentials (like heating) letting alone the festive adornments.   199 more words

A culinary experiment

Having a coal stove opens up new cooking opportunities, and I thought it was high time to start exploring these on Wednesday .  ‘Start simple,’ I told myself, and so the humble baked potato was my dinner of choice, with the aim of building up to more adventurous open-fire cooking such as chocolate buttons in bananas, and some day aspiring to brownies cooked in orange peel ( 82 more words

11 Holiday Gift Ideas for that Special Boater in Your Life

Your friend Billie lives on a boat and after days of on-line and store-to-store shopping, you finally found the perfect gift. At last years holiday gathering, you anxiously watched Billie unwrap the 18″x24″ abstract painting that you thought would fit perfectly on wall of Billie’s boat.   223 more words

Life on the open canal

Wind in the hair, water trickling from the rudder, potential crash approaching at 3 miles an hour, trusty crew hanging off the side of the boat.   300 more words

Meet Gretchen!

Waterline Boats / Boatshed Seattle welcomes Gretchen Miles aboard!

Gretchen is an avid boater and with her husband Ron lives aboard a DeFever 49 Trawler in the Everett Marina. 78 more words

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