Monthly Archives: December 2011

December 10-11 Lighted Boat Parade, and some more spending and labor

We absolutely HAD to take advantage of the last day for a below-wholesale pricing deal offered to us through Club Nautique at West Marine, so off we went on Saturday to spend money.  We had made a list of possible purchases and … Continue reading

Posted in Deck and exterior maintenance, Engine, Maintenance Expenses, Sausalito |

December 4, 2011 Trying out our New (for us) Headsail, and Bleeding the Engine

So, after a day of work on Saturday, we were really looking forward to a few hours of sailing on a beautiful, clear day on the Bay on Sunday.  The sun was out, and the wind was predicted to be … Continue reading

Posted in Engine, Sailing Northern California, Sails and Rigging |

December 3, 2011 Finished Interior Teak Restoration and Installed 12V Chargers At Helm

We worked on the boat all day, a satisfying and joyful experience!  Cindy finished the last 1/3rd of the interior teak restoration – it looks beautiful!  She used Howard Restore-A-Finish applied with cheesecloth and enhanced by 220-320-400 wet-dry sandpaper as … Continue reading

Posted in Electronics, Interior Cabin, Galley, Head |