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What we do while we live aboard our sailboat

Annapolis Sailboat Show 2012

What a weekend! We just got back from the Annapolis Sailboat Show and we are thoroughly exhausted. We had such a great time, but boy are we pooped. Early Sunday morning we packed up our rental...

Demo Day – Take 2

In our quest to make the boat more livable for us and the dogs, we've decided to tweak our layout a bit. When we got her, Chance had 5 berths, and slept 6 people,...

Demo Day and Favorite Tools

It's official. My favorite tool is the vice grip. Those bad boys do everything - especially on an old boat that is full of rusted nuts, bolts, and screws. They saved the day on...
Cockpit with original hardware

Getting Her Naked – Part 1

Chance has been out of the water for about 8 years. Her deck still has the original gel coat, but there is widespread crackling and crazing. All of it minor fortunately, and is probably...

The Never Ending Repair List

When we got Chance we knew there would be a lot of work in her before she was ready to become our home. Here's our never-ending list: Deck Repair Remove all fittings from the deck (took 3...