Fortuitous is very nearly put away for the season.Continue Reading "Big Boat Winterization"
I spent a ton of time on the boat this weekend, but all of it at the dock. This will be a quick listing of maintenance items, just to get it into the log.Continue Reading "Boat Prep"
We’ve been doing a bunch of boat maintenance (some required and some elective), but I got the varnish monkey off my back in time for us to work in a little sailing.Continue Reading "Varnish Monkey"
We spent most of the weekend on the boat, but we didn’t get any sailing in. We had a few odds and ends that we wanted to address and wound up doing quite a bit of maintenance…and apparently broke some things in the process.Continue Reading "Mo Boat Mo Problems"
That’s basically it. Stupid winter.Continue Reading "Winter is Stupid"
Happy New Year from Sailing Fortuitous. 2014 kicked off with a decent snow storm and stupidly low temperatures across the northeast, so I took a drive down to the shore to check on the boat and make sure that nothing weird happened with the cover.Continue Reading "Snow Check 2014"
I guess we picked the right time to put the boat away for the season.Continue Reading "Timing"
Of all the things that could have kept us from sailing in November, I would not have guessed that today’s attempt would be blocked by fog.Continue Reading "Fogged In"
We took a break from sailing this weekend, but not from sailing things. I decided to try my hand at sail making. Kind of.Continue Reading "The $15 Riding Sail Experiment"