adventures aboard our CS34 sailboat

Category Maintenance

Propane Switch Replacement

This is one of those projects that violates the rule, if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. The propane switch worked perfectly, but I wanted to do this since the existing switch was drawing so much power. This was a… Continue Reading →

Video: New Sails

Playing around with the GoPro video editor on my tablet and created a short video of the first "real" sail with our new Precision Sails. Still playing with the Genoa car location and learning to ...

Service Lewmar Winch

We were lucky to meet a very knowledgeable Lewmar rep at the Toronto Boat Show a few years back (pre-Covid) that showed us how easy it is to service a Lewmar winch. We finally find some time to try it… Continue Reading →

Rudder Damage from Ice Over Winter

When we first checked on our boat after winter, I noticed two rust spots underneath our rudder. Looking closer at the leading edge of the rudder I could see there was some water damage.

Fix Slipping Spinlock XA Clutch

Our main sheet clutch has been slipping and we’ve lost faith in it. This means our main is usually wrapped around one of our winches as a backup. Today we take the clutch off the boat and give it a… Continue Reading →

Foggy’s Feathered Friends

It’s been too long for a post here! Winter is finally over, Covid lockdown is ending, things are looking up. Finally able to get out to the boat to remove the winter cover and found a surprise. Warning, this article… Continue Reading →

Honda 2.3 Outboard Oil Change

Seemed simple, but made mistakes and learned a few tricks along the way.

Finishing Up Our Solar Install

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.

Our new sails have arrived!

Look what the courier just dropped off at our doorstep! We are so excited!

Sailboat Haul Out Plan for 2020

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.

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