The final step in tucking in our CS34 sailboat in for the winter, a nice warm blanket. It took us two trips and made one discovery/mistake along the way.
This year felt much easier than last year, we now have the delusion of knowing what we are doing and we knew Wiggers would take good care of us.
We replaced our lost Bruce Anchor with a brand new 35lb Mantus anchor. We don’t want to lose a second anchor, so we decided to add a Mantus Anchor Mate to help secure our new anchor.
It doesn’t look like much. But we saw this on another boat and it’s just the start for us to organize our galley a little bit different.
Exciting news, we just received notice from Cobourg on August 7 that they were able to restore our shore power!
Ever since I was old enough to hold a screwdriver I loved to take things apart. It was the next step of putting it all back together that I sometimes failed at. I was successful in taking our CS34 boom… Continue Reading →
This winter we found out we had mice in our basement. We didn’t see them at first, but we found evidence that they were there by the sorted food in our Rubbermaid boxes.
After spending Easter with family up in Ottawa we had some time Sunday and Monday (April 21-22) to spend on the boat.
Not really sure if it really needs maintenance but I decided to pull ours apart to learn how it works and see if anything needed to be replaced.
Found a bit of time between kids activities to get out to the boat for a few hours this weekend. We were able to remove the winter cover and bring the boom home.
Our traveller was due for some needed maintenance. Spent some time today cleaning it up.
Our dinghy outboard motor was getting a bit temperamental and we wanted something dependable and easy to use. All it took was one sales ad from Honda to purchase a new outboard now.
We spent the morning on the boat getting some measurements and making sure our boat’s winterization was working.
We finally decided on our new anchor and picked one up from the Toronto Boat show.