Stuck in Adak, AK

A recap leading up to our arrival into Adak, Alaska –
Dutch Harbor, AK – The day our last crew member Pat Davis arrived was the last day we enjoyed the elusive sunny weather. Taking full advantage of this unusual sunny day, we hiked ‘Bunker’s H…

Travels of The Rose 2009-07-14 09:26:00

Dr. Jayaraman with yours truly pre-procedure. Side view, notice the dimensions on the side of the frame (XL). This unit locks into a receiver that eliminates all movement when the gamma knife is in operation.I realize that Connie has already sent out …

Travels of The Rose 2009-07-14 09:26:00

Dr. Jayaraman with yours truly pre-procedure. Side view, notice the dimensions on the side of the frame (XL). This unit locks into a receiver that eliminates all movement when the gamma knife is in operation.I realize that Connie has already sent out …

2009 Cruise begins…

We left Portland, Maine last week and stopped first at the Isles of Shoals, a small group of islands off the New Hampshire coast near Portsmouth.The weather cleared and we’ve enjoyed the first prolonged spell of sun since May.As we crossed Massachusett…

2009 Cruise begins…

We left Portland, Maine last week and stopped first at the Isles of Shoals, a small group of islands off the New Hampshire coast near Portsmouth.The weather cleared and we’ve enjoyed the first prolonged spell of sun since May.As we crossed Massachusett…

Steering – Technical Stuff

The yard have taken the rudder shaft out and had a large Woodruff key cut in it. This will keep tiller arm fixed. The tiller arm itself is new and will be attached to suit the new steering (the Woodruff key locks the tiller arm to rudder shaft).We fina…

Steering – Technical Stuff

The yard have taken the rudder shaft out and had a large Woodruff key cut in it. This will keep tiller arm fixed. The tiller arm itself is new and will be attached to suit the new steering (the Woodruff key locks the tiller arm to rudder shaft).We fina…

Thousand Islands

Where to start? Lots has happened in the past week and it was all good, except for maybe the weather ….. which was up & down. Barry & Laura arrived after a long wet drive from NY and met us at the Horizon 1000 Islands Club Marina, which is a…

Thousand Islands

Where to start? Lots has happened in the past week and it was all good, except for maybe the weather ….. which was up & down. Barry & Laura arrived after a long wet drive from NY and met us at the Horizon 1000 Islands Club Marina, which is a…

Heart of the Heroine

Now that the main engine has been installed, along with the generator, the exhaust sytems and cooling systems are going in. The exhaust for both must go up all the way to the top of the boat, and out through the chimney, or perhaps “funnel”, at the to…