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A Very Maritime Christmas

This holiday season was a perfect mixture of family celebrations, winter adventures, and preparations for what’s to come.

This was almost assuredly our last Christmas at our condo in Oak Park. 771 more words

Why Ethanol (E15) is Bad for Boats - the really quick version.

Gasoline is not your most exotic boat accessory purchase, but it will be your most frequent. Yesterday the EPA moved ahead with its plan for E15… 270 more words

Boat Safety

Holdingtank, del 1

Freja er bygget uden holdingtank. Så af hensyn til diverse regler på området i vores hjemlige farvande og rundt omkring i verden måtte vi gøre noget ved det. 143 more words


Almost Pulled it Off

We were audacious enough to think we could pull off a major refit in a month’s time.  We limped into Fort Lauderdale, Florida with a badly clogged fuel system and loads of crud in our tanks.  994 more words

2nd Season

Liveaboard Communities

There exists, we have discovered a community of people who live full time on their boats, generally in marinas but occasionally at moorings or anchorages. There are some marinas that welcome liveaboards, and others like ours at home, at which they are not particularly welcome.  1,072 more words

Things Of Interest

Hammock Bay and Commache Cove Revisited

It has gotten chilly (55 degrees, which may not sound very chilly to our friends in the Northeast), overcast and windy again in the great state of Florida, so we ducked into Hammock Bay on the way north.  597 more words


Against All Odds, We're in Stuart Again and It's Friday 13th

The weather on most of the east coast, including Florida has gone to the dogs (Gybo, cover your ears) and we are going to hole up in, of all places, the Hutchinson Island Marriott Marina, in Stuart, Florida.  1,285 more words