Category: Repairs

Major project #1

So here we are just weeks away from the first launch and we still had a few big projects to get completed. The salon windows, the water system and the bottom preparations. 2 weeks ago we removed ALL the salon windows and the top…

The never-ending repair story

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. The last post we told about our spring prep list…well we got a little sidetracked.  Our list is now spanning a couple…

2018 Preparations

AHOY sailors!!! So its that time of year again when us northern folk are really starting to get into the swing of things for the summer boating season. Cleaning, polishing and fixing is just a few tasks we all endure or enjoy (depending on…

“Sail” tales…What now?

Our sails are BACK…But now what? Do we toss the dead ones…OR…

Updating our Cushions

FYI…circles are pics, squares are videos, click on the squares…enjoy If you have read any of our past posts,  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….

“Sail” Tales

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…

The POWER part of sailing

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….

Wanted…Needed…ISO…

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…

Projects

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…