Greetings fellow Seamen & Seawomen! Things have slowed. The boatyard is still open, as it’s considered an “essential” service, but it has slowed down. Tools and parts I order are taking longer to arrive. The mast is still out, but S’muffin is back in the water. As of yesterday, all the new sails have arrived. Carol referred…
Month: March 2020
14 Crucial Tips for DIY Standing Rigging with Compression Terminals
Before deciding to do my own standing rigging using compression terminals like Hayn Hi-Mod or Sta-Lok, I did a ton of research… Watching videos, reading online articles and discussions, reading manuals and literature. The experience of actually building new standing rigging, however, taught me several lessons which were rarely mentioned nor given proper emphasis for…
How To Multi-Year Renew USCG Vessel Documentation
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Carol Hasse! ✨17
World-renowned master sailmaker Carol Hasse measures Sparklemuffin for a new wardrobe, and more!
Hello Pacific! ✨16
Lauren visits from Boise for her first sail on the Pacific as she, Bill, and I head out the Gate and spend a night at Drakes Bay on the Northern California coast.