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.

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.

Deckhouse Going On…

There has been lots going on recently and the deck is looking clearer – the aluminium plate to hold the deckhouse on has been cut and laid in position. It is only screwed into the wood at this stage and will be bolted on later, after the deckhouse has …

Anchors Away! (really)

After our successful weathering of the storm in Red Bay in 2006, using only single anchor and a load of chain, we decided to go for the heaviest “ground-tackle” so Heroine would hold in big winds, we bought two massive 300kg anchors. They are designed …

Happy Birthday Michele

Tilghman-on-Chesapeake, 8/8/200938° 42.60′ N76° 19.75 W Hours logged: 4.5The girls en route to their Tilghman Island destination for Michele’s birthday. (Thanks, Mark, for getting the photo!)