… but when I do it, the photos I post will be at least a year old.
Our Beta Marine B60 finally runs (because we finally got around to running it). She purrs.
TL; DR: Maximo Boat Yard in St. Petersburg is the absolute best, and we wouldn’t have been able to get this far without them. Call them up when you need help or boat maintenance on the Gulf side of Florida. We lucked into Maximo Boat Yard this time. Charlie had a few dealings with them […]
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We never claimed to be expert wood identifiers. In fact, I believe you can tell how much we’re not expert wood identifiers by my continued use of the phrase “expert wood identifiers.” There’s gotta be a name for that, right? So, we refinished the wood in the galley, which is great for us and all, […]
We’ve closed out yet another season on the hard. Once again I have to thank the universe for the boatyard where we both found and currently house the Compass. For almost eight months we’ve taken over quite a large patch of asphalt there, and they still treat us like family. During the spring, we settled […]
As you can see below, the Compass now has a white bottom. Charlie has always wanted a boat with a white bottom, and if you’d seen him talk about it, you wouldn’t have been able to say no either. My only request was no blue. Charlie loves it, and I think white suits the Compass […]
Since I’ve recently added quite a few photos to the album showing off our fabulous winter on the hard, I thought I’d spend a little time highlighting a few of the jobs we did. You’ll read this and say, “gee, I could have gotten a lot more done in four months,” and you’ll be right. […]
In early January, Charlie and I prepared to begin the installation of our new Beta Marine sixty horsepower engine and saildrive. Over a month later, the boat remains on the hard and without a power plant. Though neither one of us had ever owned a boat with a saildrive before, we both have quite a […]