The Yanmar exhaust mixing elbow is a weak spot for the motor. It clogs and then performance decreases. At one point I couldn’t rev the motor over 1,500 RPM. I cleaned it by soaking it in Apple cider vinegar which dissolves the carbon deposits but … Continue readingStainless Steel Exhaust!
I can’t be happier with the fit of the ATN Jib Sleeve! Looks good. Fits like a glove and now whatever sail is on the fuller will be protected from the sun, wind and other elements. I bought the sail cover from defender.com. There were … Continue readingJib Sleeve is back and it’s Perfect!!
Ok so I got the custom jib sock from ATN, Inc. I was so excited. This meant that I wouldn’t have to drop the headsail after the very sail. Making it so much more convenient to sail. I put the sail up then put the … Continue readingJib Sock…Oops!
As part of the new “Get things done” attitude I have, the upgrades and maintenance continues. My mast climber Matt went up the mast and installed the Raymarine/Tack-Tick wireless anemometer. The final step now is to mount the 2 displays. Excited to now have … Continue readingGetting things done!! We have wind!!!
New additions over the winter: 1. New Winch Coveres The old ones were falling apart, literally. So I got a set of Blue Performance Winch Covers in Blue and Grey 2. Cockpit Cover For when relaxing while docked…now we have a nice Sun … Continue readingIts Been a while….Hello 2016!!
Well not exactly a “new” headsail. last year in a wind storm my 155 light air sail got ripped off the furler. I took all the sails I had on the boat to the local North Sail loft and they pulled out the #1 Genoa … Continue readingNew Headsail!
I have been working on editing a quick video of the Catalina trip. Most of the footage is iPhone 5s, with the exception of 3 GoPro clips. Pretty amazing what you can do with an iPhone and a laptop these days. Cuajota Goes to Catalina … Continue readingCatalina Video!
What an amazing trip. Jaime (damn can he cook!) grilled tri tip and sausages on the beach at Two Harbors and we laughed and told stories. Woke up this morning took a nice long walk to Catalina Harbor and saw the pacific on the west … Continue readingSaying goodbye to Catalina
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[fergcorp_cdt] Because of the weather forecast, I have decided that the safety of the crew and the boat are of the utmost importance and because there is a forecast of gale force winds with gusts of up to 40 mph and waves in the … Continue readingWeather Delay