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Circumnavigation To-Do list

October 9, 2014 // 0 Comments

As any boat owner knows the “to-do” list seems to always grow faster than it shrinks.  On Golden Glow, we have five months to get her ready for a multi-year adventure and that is like miracle-grow for a to-do list. The good news: Antares is a great catamaran, already designed with [read more]

Ongoing Boat Maintenance & Improvement

September 25, 2014 // 1 Comment

All boats require a lot of work, and when you buy a previously-owned boat, even one in as good condition as Cinq a Sept, it’s even more work. Making her our own, just keeping her in excellent condition, and where possible, updating her and bringing her up to an even better condition, take a [read more]

Fixing Everything on the Boat, Including the Kitchen Sink

September 22, 2014 // 0 Comments

I didn’t know my own strength! I was doing a bit of laundry in a bucket in the double sink in the galley (not enough to warrant running the washing machine) and I guess I was pressing down too hard. To my surprise, the sink broke right off its mountings. Of course what we discovered after [read more]

Purifying the Boat’s Plumbing System

September 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

Ken Murray, the best security system designer on the east coast, who sold us the security system’s components, told me Rand’s install was as good as he’d ever seen Spring is in the air. If you’re like me, you feel the urge to do Spring Cleaning. Now that Golden Glow is out [read more]
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