Home Sailing


What we do while we live aboard our sailboat

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...
Seafarer 34 Chance Original

Chance’s Pedigree

Chance is a 34 ft sloop designed in 1972 by legendary yacht designers James McCurdy and Philip Rhodes (McCurdy and Rhodes). Built by Seafarer Yachts in Huntington, NY, Chance has blue water pedigree and...
1974 31ft Seafarer

Our Bliss-ful Maiden Voyage

J: How do you feel about his and her boats? Me: What the heck am I going to do with my own boat? I don't even know how to sail the one we've got. J: Don't...