Monthly Archives: July 2011

If it’s not one thing

In the process of “fixing the boat” I discovered that the hose that connects the seawater strainer to the engine water pump intake looked like it was on its last legs. If this hose failed not only would the engine … Continue reading

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Next leg

Well the Admiral (Janice) just confirmed it. We leave for the Chesapeake the first week of August. That’s less than a week away. We have a lot of work to do to get ready. Janice is doing the provisioning, and … Continue reading

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Prologue’s Itinerary

Between 1996 and 1999 we cruised from Long Beach, Ca, to Stamford, Conn. on a Nauticat 44 schooner, covering over 20 countries. Check out our itinerary by clicking on the link on the right side of the page.

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Block Island, R.I.

From our trip to Maine, July 2004 aboard Upwind a 31ft trawler.

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More Photos

Hopetown Harbor (Bahamas) taken from atop the lighthouse Hopetown lighthouse

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An old saying is: The definition of cruising is fixing your boat in exotic places. Boats are not as reliable as cars and things go wrong often. I can fix most anything on our boat but when there is a … Continue reading

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Flowchart-How medical students choose a specialty

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Lets have a conversation

Hey, blogs are supposed to be a two way street. We need more audience participation. I seem to have a lot of readers but very few comments. Let me throw this out to the boating people or people who know … Continue reading

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Some more photos

Scene from our back yard As nothing much is going on to report I thought I’d try to keep you entertained with my favorite photos. (Also note the new video link to the right).  

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New sailtrack

Finally got it installed. Can go sailing again. Now if I can only get around to fixing the multitude of other things that are broken. My ToDo list is getting out of hand.

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