Seemed simple, but made mistakes and learned a few tricks along the way.
We had most of the solar equipment for our boat selected and purchased. But we were stuck on the most difficult part, how to mount the solar panels on our boat.
Look what the courier just dropped off at our doorstep! We are so excited!
Every year there’s always something that makes our plans more complex than they need to be. This year, we are changing our haul out location.
We just received the designs back from Precision Sails. We are super excited but have no idea what to look for in these sail designs. What do you think?
It wasn’t a planned expense, but we are still running our original 30 year old sails that are still in decent shape but the sun damage has gotten to the point where they are just falling apart.
A fellow CS34 owner, Philip Maeise, has shared this information on repairing the base of his mast. Hopefully you will never need to do this, but it’s interesting to see the construction.
Foggy has been launched! Probably the most prepared we’ve ever been but it involved a lot of trips back and forth and made a few mistakes along the way.
We currently use portable batteries for charging our phones but with solar being installed I wanted to have easier access to power. Here’s an easy project to add some USB power to the v-birth.
With Lori’s wacky schedule these days she got a day off while I had to work so she headed back to the boat to work on some projects.
Today it was all hands on deck. We convinced our kids to join us for the day to help knock off a bunch of tasks from our to do list.
Lori had to work and I wasn’t feeling all that great for some reason. I was suspicious of the empty bottle of Canadian Whiskey in our kitchen.
With the current state of things, the boat might stay out of the water for the entire season. I’ve documented some background on what’s happening here with our current thoughts.