November 5-13, 2021 ~ A sailboat is a mechanism for transferring the motion of the wind into the motion of water. The wind pushes the boat, the boat pushes the water. ~ https://videopress.com/v/EQDrX7tn?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata&useAverageColor=true A glorious time with these magnificent creatures. Part one of two. https://videopress.com/v/LX6mQw9y?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata&useAverageColor=true Part two. The smaller fish attached to the one dolphin … Continue reading San Marte, San Francisco, Partida, and La Paz
This is What Victory Looks Like …. Crossing the Border Sorry that picture is so blurry — as it doesn’t do the moment I was trying to capture justice. That point in time was when we first crossed from US waters into Mexican waters, still technically on DAY ONE off the Baja Ha Ha rally … Continue reading San Diego & Getting Ready for the Baja Ha-Ha
Well, we've finally moved on from our extended stay in Port Townsend and find ourselves in the San Juan islands. Since it's been several weeks since we've posted an update, let me try to bring all you faithful readers up to speed on what we've been up to. If you're as fond of the inner … Continue reading A Port Townsend Recap
Hello Faithful Readers - You're all probably wondering why our Tracker hasn't updated recently or why we haven't posted traveling pics or updates in the last few days. Well, it ends up we hit a pretty big good-news-bad-news scenario right out of the gate. The Bad News First On our leg up from Astoria to … Continue reading Oh Lord, Stuck in Port Townsend (Again) …
This will be a gritty post - no fluff just facts. In a March post we listed the big projects we wanted to complete that month including installing Block and Tackle for the Dinghy Davits. We did well with the Spinnaker Pole guys remaining. Give me a fist bump. Boom In April, our list included … Continue reading Where are we on our Project List?
A poorly functioning head can make even the finest outing awful. Hose permeation, leaking clamps, clogged toilets - these are all problems that every boater dreads. And when I tackled this project, my desire was to create a fresh as possible new head (bathroom as the whole) for us. I'm posting this mainly for new … Continue reading It’s in Your Head
What we learned Our Frigoboat system is based on a Danfoss BD50 compressor with a single Evaporator plate in the freezer, and a "spill-over" design for the refrigerator. It works well for us. Danfoss Light Commercial Refrigeration Compressors - DC model We generally keep the fridge at 40F, any colder and we find the produce … Continue reading FrigoBoat
Can you see my attempt at titling this post alike with Bennie and the Jets. It's a great song here ya go, listen while you read this post. Bennie and the Jets, Elton John: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p5rQHoaQpTw. It's Monday, MLK Holiday, and we have a short list of items to complete today. The main items are to … Continue reading Genny and the Lights