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Sacrifice the Keels!

What’s it like to have your floating home hauled out of the water before your eyes? Weird. Just weird. What if a sling breaks? You see that happen all the time on YouTube. What if they block it wrong and damage a bulkhead or put a hole in the hull? What if the damage that Read More

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Too Close for Comfort

I always praise Jeff for his comfort and ability when driving in and out of tight spaces; mooring fields, anchorages, but especially marinas. It scares the hell out of me. I’m scared to death of hitting a dock, a piling, another boat, you know, things that make that awful scraping sound which result in paying Read More


Plummers and Carpenters and Electricians, Oh, My!

I think I know why people hate building houses. It’s stressful, nothing ever goes as planned, and it takes longer and costs more than expected. But in the end, if you’re lucky, you get a really cool home that serves all your needs and wants. I hope it works out that way for us and Read More


How Much Stuff Can You Pack onto a Boat?

2020 will bring lots of exciting things for us in the boating world. We have a mile-long list of upgrades we are having Just Catamarans take care of. I’m pretty good mechanically, but all things electricity just don’t seem to make sense to me. So I’m looking forward to learning everything about our new solar Read More


Gulf Stream Traffic Jam

We left Bimini after four days of waiting for good weather. We’ve been gone for two months with the exception of a 2-day jaunt home for Thanksgiving, and we were conflicted about going home. On the one hand, we couldn’t wait to get home and show everyone that we made it. We hadn’t sunk the Read More