Vancouver High Life

The absolutely incredible weather streak we have been enjoying is miraculously continuing and welcomed us into Vancouver. We enjoyed a most fantastic sail from Galiano Island across the Strait of Georgia. We had to wake up at 4:45 am to catch Porlier Pass at slack tide. The tides in this part of the world are HUGE. A big tide in…

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Fixing Leaks – Dorade Vent edition

The dorades in our boat must have leaked from the first rainfall or saltwater splash. When we started going through the boat with toothpicks we realized the ceiling in the bathroom was completely saturated with water and soft. We ripped it out since there was no possibility to salvage it and it looked terrible. With the ceiling off we went above…

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Splash!!

Did you know you can actually feel really drunk from a complete and sustained lack of sleep? No alcohol required! Think of the savings! Our last 5-day push was borderline impossible and somehow we achieved enough of our goals that we were able to keep our appointment with the crane to put Leela back in the water. The night before…

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Arts and Crafts and Leaks!

There are many tasks on the boat that can be re-framed into arts and crafts. I love art nights and have been missing these night with my friends lately since we’ve been spending so much of our time working on the boat. I was reminded of this reading a post from a new virtual sailing friend, Leah over on their…

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