BACK HOME

We arrived safely and had a really great time on this trip to Wisconsin, and Lake Superior. We dropped off the car to Wayne and had the brakes fixed and was ready to go again. Scallop season is still opened so we took Zack and his friend Michael scallo…

Solar Panels

Today we finished adding solar panels to Discovery. We bought 2 Kyocera KTM 130 panels and a Blue Sky 2000E Controller. Discovery has a dinghy davit where we store the dinghy except for ocean passages and the top rails of the davit are a natural place …

Solar Panels

Today we finished adding solar panels to Discovery. We bought 2 Kyocera KTM 130 panels and a Blue Sky 2000E Controller. Discovery has a dinghy davit where we store the dinghy except for ocean passages and the top rails of the davit are a natural place …

DVD Hack

We have been renting DVD’s from the Blockbusters in Guaymas since we got here, we just requested a card and they quickly provided one with few questions. This is our 3rd country that we have a Blockbusters card for; 1)US, 2)Canada, and 3)Mexico. Most o…

DVD Hack

We have been renting DVD’s from the Blockbusters in Guaymas since we got here, we just requested a card and they quickly provided one with few questions. This is our 3rd country that we have a Blockbusters card for; 1)US, 2)Canada, and 3)Mexico. Most o…

Shade Tent

Last winter when we were in the West Marine in San Diego near Shelter Island, Linda found a shade tarp made for a sail boat to hang over the boom that had a small tear in it and was on sale for nearly 50% off. She felt confident that we could make it w…

Shade Tent

Last winter when we were in the West Marine in San Diego near Shelter Island, Linda found a shade tarp made for a sail boat to hang over the boom that had a small tear in it and was on sale for nearly 50% off. She felt confident that we could make it w…

New VHF & SSB Antennas

When we bought our boat it had the original 15 year old 23′ VHF and SSB antennas mounted on the pilothouse roof. When we did an update of the electronics in the winter of ’08-’09 we added a second VHF with a Digital Antenna 8dB 6′ antenna. On our trip …

New VHF & SSB Antennas

When we bought our boat it had the original 15 year old 23′ VHF and SSB antennas mounted on the pilothouse roof. When we did an update of the electronics in the winter of ’08-’09 we added a second VHF with a Digital Antenna 8dB 6′ antenna. On our trip …

Birmingham-Oak Mountain

Oak Mountain state park in Birminham, AL is where we spent our last night on the road. It was a nice campground and you wouldn’t know you were in a city. We left out early in the morning headed for Chipley.