On the Hard

It’s been way too long. We moved off the boat at the end of September last year, because we both went back to school. Living at anchor on a 27-foot boat and doing intensive academic degrees (and working!) is no easy trick. Especially since it started to rain and might not have let up until the spring.

We still have Tomahawk (in fact, I took a friend out yesterday for a lovely day of sailing). Most of our adventures have been of the maintenance kind. We hauled it out in June for a bottom job – DIY and we scraped it down pretty much to the gelcoat, since we didn’t know what kind of paint was on it. Now it looks shiny and moves a lot faster, although things are already starting to grow on it.

We may have to floss it soon… That’s using a piece of line to scrub the bottom from the deck, one person on either side, with a back-and-forth motion.

I’m getting ready to start my research, which is about cruisers (surprise, surprise). Jason has been working on the little water buses and we are both gearing up for a new semester at school.

The sailing season is coming to an end here, but we have lots of ideas for Tomahawk for next year. And hopefully we’ll still get a few nice days to enjoy the water this fall.

Advertisements
Categories: Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Post navigation

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com.

#NoDAPL Solidarity

Support the Indigenous led movement to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline

N = 1

Opening black boxes, one at a time...

Eriksen's blog

Companion site to http://hyllanderiksen.net

Songs for Ordinary Time

music, life, and life in music

NeuroLogica Blog

Life on a Sailboat

american secularist

defending America from religion and other bad ideas

The Book Bully

Life on a Sailboat

Nicholas Scott, Ph.D.

mobilities, environments, social movements, cities

K. A. Mielke

Author of Shadow of a Boy, Benson and Cactus, other things that don't technically exist yet.

"Aye...brilliant"

Thoughts on life, travel, writing and things that make me curious.

Professor Nigel Thrift

Research, publications, and personal infromation for Professor Nigel Thrift

what happened next

record of the happenings of my little old life with hubby and the two little dervishes that are my children

Witless Babe

A Comic Diary

Views From A Small Island

A photographic record of the everyday and the not so everyday life around the UK.

%d bloggers like this: