One of the biggest problems with sailing is that a lot of the time, you spend life at 20-30 degrees askew. We have a big strap in the galley to keep our cook in one place, but nothing like that to keep our laptop from sliding off the table. I have been pondering some kind […]
Chinese Flexible Solar Panel Alternatives
After calculating our boat’s electrical needs, I realized I needed to add some solar panels to Alchemy. We already have two 90W rigid panels, but more would certainly help all that iCharging for Angry Birds.
What Sails Should You Take Cruising?
While preparing for an extended cruise or passage, one important consideration is going to be what sails you are going to decide to take. Being away from home for so long, and making sure you have room to stuff in all the oreos and legos, you aren’t going to be able to take lots of […]
The Best Boat for Cruising with Children
Spoiler alert… there is no best boat…. Over the last couple of months I have exhaustively been looking for a boat. The two best places to do this are the two main web listings for sail boats for sale. www.yachtworld.com (brokers) www.sailboatlistings.com (private sales) I have also posted a few threads on my two favorite […]
So our O’Day 28 had a little bit of an accident. Go google “sailboat I89” and you’ll find out what happened. After much looking, we have tracked down a great O’Day 322. A few years newer, and more room for us.