The first thing I did to our boat was replace the original seacocks which were all frozen open.
“…On the beaches of Rhode Island and Connecticut, there’s always some ambient light from the neighboring towns and cities. On the Outer Cape–that narrow spit of land jutting out into the Atlantic–there’s not much development. In the low light, eyesight takes a back seat to the other senses.”
We sold our first sailboat, which was a 22’ Seafarer. It was a nice sailboat, and I learned a lot about sailing and sailboat maintenance, but we wanted something a little different. The Seafarer has a roomy cockpit, but the cabin was small and lacked standing headroom. It also had a fixed keel, which made […]
“The short nights of summer pass by quickly, and It’s hard to tell when morning is about to come.”
“…People with boats can go wherever they want, using their electronics to help them find the fish, but the shore fisherman has to make a best guess and hope it’s right.”