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Electric Induction Hob

A few weeks ago, I treated myself to an electric induction hob, the Tefal 1H Everyday. I’ve yet to figure out how to change a gas bottle and as I’m currently on a shoreline, I decided to take advantage of the essentially limitless electricity rather than have the hassle of lugging around heavy steel cylinders. 602 more words

Boat Stuff

You Are What You Eat, and Lather, and Wear, and Wash, and...

Every time I shower or use a sink on the boat I live on, that “greywater” gets dumped directly overboard. As I inspect the ingredients on the back of the shampoos and dish soap, my eyes scan words that I can’t even begin to pronounce. 177 more words


What Goes Around...

Just one quart of oil can contaminate up to a quarter million gallons of drinking water or cause an oil slick almost 2 acres in size.

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Happy Buns in the Sport-a-Seat

“We can’t have you crossing with unhappy buns!” Christian said.  Love that guy.  Do  any of you have these: the famous Sport-a-Seat?

To be honest, I didn’t know we did until the fine Sport-a-Seat folks reached out to me.   369 more words

Boat Stuff

June 2016 Boat Audit

Over the month of May, I filled the water tank twice, spent £15 on fuel (mostly firelogs), emptied the Thetford once and used 39kWh of electricity from the shoreline. 65 more words

Boat Stuff

In which I talk about toilets.

Every boater’s favourite subject.

Wait, don’t go. You know you want to know how I managed to go three weeks without emptying a Thetford cassette, despite daily use. 1,236 more words

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Cross Oceans with OCENS Satellite Service

It’s funny, all of this talk about how this ocean voyage would be a great chance for us to get away, disconnect, unplug and one of the first things Phillip and I talked about and looked into was a way to stay connected.   1,960 more words

Atlantic Crossing