Thirty-Four, a magical number for the crew of s/v Bluewater, arbitrary and incredibly important, the countdown to the launch of Bluewater stands at 34 days. As the darkness of the Alaskan winter starts to fade into the bright light of the far north’s endless days of summer, we are ticking away at the tasks that […]
The little bits of corrosion in the bilges, water tank and lockers are now coated with Corroseal and Amerlock2/400. It has been a long and somewhat toxic process.
The tiller repairs reached a bit of a snag when I started clamping the opposite sides. One gap would open as the other side closed. The pressure from the clamps was strong enough to break the Gorilla Glue. So I upped the ante by filling the gaps with a super slow curing epoxy from the […]
Today is March 2nd and our plans to get moving are in full swing. It seems that some part of each conversation is about the impeding departure. We are collecting boxes and making lists. This past Monday we spent several hours at Sam’s Club talking about provisioning options and ideas. We will not buy any […]
I spent about a week on the boat in January and made some notes, gathered some ideas, most importantly I shipped back the tiller…
So I sit here and wonder what the sunrise will look like. I hope it is pretty.