Monthly Archives: March 2015

That’s a Wrap! Boat Leather Pics & Video

August, 2014: To a certain degree, every passage is a shake-down passage.  I mean, it’s rare cruisers pull up to a dock or anchorage after a trying-but-successful passage and say, “Yep, we did everything exactly right.  All of our equipment … Continue reading

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Strictly Sail Finale – Memorable Miami Moments

February 15, 2015: Waiter No. 1:  “Ahhh … Here we are folks, the spicy tuna tartar.” Phillip [swallowing a bite of his curry]:  “No, sorry sir.  We’ve got our food already.” We shrug our shoulders and get back to our … Continue reading

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Strictly Sail Miami – Day Four – Edutainment & Cool Boat Stuff

February 14, 2015: Who wants to learn about sailing? We did!!  Sure, the Strictly Sail show is a great place to look at a ton of sailboats, but it’s also a great place to learn a ton about them, too. … Continue reading

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Strictly Sail Miami – Day Three – Boats & Booze

February 13, 2015: So, the thinking is, you go to a sailboat show to, you know, look at sailboats, right?  Right!  Of course!  Now, do you have to necessarily be “shopping”?  Heck, no!  Looking is just fine.  And, we did … Continue reading

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