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Repairing Rot, Gouges and Sprung Seams

One of the things I love about our plywood pram is that it endlessly repairable. Not so with a hypalon inflatable. There comes a point in every inflatable’s life when the only thing left to do is pitch it in the dumpster. 545 more words

Sailboat Projects

Gucci Kit… Or how to burn your credit card…..

I’d had a shopping list whirling around in my head for quite some time.

So when we planned to visit St Maartin, a wonderful tax free port, it seemed like a good idea to really look hard at what we should equip Skylark with for the rest of our journey. 1,060 more words

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Dinghy Progress

No photos today – I had my camera set wrong and everything came out overexposed. Not much to look at anyway.

I concluded all the paint and varnish removal for this year’s refit. 392 more words

Sailboat Projects

Major Dinghy Refit

Last time I refurbished the dink I just did a provisional job – restoring visual respectability by cleaning, painting, and varnishing. This time around I need to do more. 488 more words

Sailboat Projects

Developing the Boys Mariner Skills

It has been truly amazing watching the boys develop and hone their mariner skills, and what better place than the BVIs to sharpen their mooring abilities. 204 more words

British Virgin Islands

Fredericksted Cruise Ship Pier, St Croix

I know, we did this on the Inner Coastal Waterway in Ft Lauderdale.
We like bridges!

No cruise ships here today soooo why not?!

Fredericksted Pier… 142 more words