Why this title, because as all boat owners know the list of to-dos, must-dos and would like to-dos just never end, lol. Our last post we told about our spring prep list...well we got a little side tracked. Our list is now spanning a couple of years. Head over to Refit Projects & Cost for … Continue reading The never-ending repair story
It's almost that time again, no more snow. We are looking forward to warm blue waters and the maiden voyage of Ocean Phoenix since we purchased her in the fall.
Our sails are BACK...But now what? Do we toss the dead ones...OR...
FYI...circles are pics, squares are videos, click on the squares...enjoy If you have read any of our past post, you know we have recently purchased our forever boat and we will use it on weekends and summer vacations until we retire in 9 years. We have a lot of work to do to transform her … Continue reading Updating our Cushions
So after the purchase of our boat one of the first things was to survey our sail inventory. We had looked at the cruising sails before we bought her but she also came with a healthy supply of racing sails. Unlike many sailors we do not have a great knowledge of sails yet. I mean, … Continue reading “Sail” Tales
So.... we all agree that sailing is not only the best way to boat but also the most economical. However, we all have those times when we have to start the motor and use mechanical propulsion to get to where we want to go. Whether we are motoring to make up time or due to … Continue reading The POWER part of sailing
So we all have a list, items we need, items that we would like to have, and items that would make our lives so much nicer. Because Ocean Phoenix is currently in a state of being a racing boat, you can image that we are on the look out for many items. Yes, I know … Continue reading Wanted…Needed…ISO…
OK, Ocean Phoenix is currently on the hard 😦 , but we will be launching her next season and staying on a mooring. (We have no idea where yet, this will be a new post.) We are hoping to launch as early as we can but we do have some repairs that have to be … Continue reading Projects