This will be my last post, and I’ll be shutting down the site soon. I’ve just signed a listing agreement to sell Sparklemuffin.
In Yanmar 3JH2E Heat Exchanger Removal, Step-by-Step with Photos, reader John M brought up the orientation of the core assembly within the heat exchanger. I believe there are three things to consider to properly place the core assembly:
Brett and I continue down the Baja coast.
New crewmember Brett hops aboard and we head down the Baja coast.
My boat came with a Mantus anchor bridle, which I admit to having never used. For snubbing, I’ve simply used nylon rope secured to the anchor chain using two rolling hitches in series. However, for the scenario of leaving the boat unattended at an anchorage, I have been considering all options on the table.
Laura visits Ensenada.
I solo my first international crossing, into Mexico.
Sailors who’ve crossed oceans solo have reported—both in books and in personal conversations—the prevalence of auditory hallucinations. In particular, hearing voices.
Finally, after five long years of planning and preparation, the journey begins!