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June 2014

Making Peach Preserves to Bring Eternal Summer onto Golden Glow

June 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

Eat peaches now, or turn them into peach preserves to bring sweet summer memories to wintertime on the boat?   (reminds me of Philip Zimbardo’s experiment about the benefits of deferring gratification). we grow our yellow peach trees organically (the netting keeps the birds off the ripe [read more]

Words of Warning on Rigging / Up-the-Mast Surveys

June 13, 2014 // 1 Comment

One thing we discovered interviewing surveyors to inspect the Antares catamaran we were thinking of buying was how few still go up the mast. And how can you buy a boat without knowing the condition of your rigging!?!      Jonathan Sands in South Florida is one surveyor who still goes up the [read more]

Beautiful Classic Hinckley Boats

June 9, 2014 // 0 Comments

The craftsmanship of the venerable Hinkley Yachts company is legendary.  One of the benefits of hauling out at Hinckley’s Marina in Stuart, Florida was the chance to view these beautiful classic boats up [read more]

What is the Size of your Boat Footprint?

June 5, 2014 // 0 Comments

We were out to dinner last night in Palm Beach with two other liveaboard sailors, Jason and Gail, who had recently sailed their catamaran from South America to Florida. They had a few sailing friends join them at various points along the way, including one, named Salwa, whom we know also. Jason [read more]
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