Month: March 2013

Land Locked

Well I am almost ready to move this thing into the drink. The slip rent starts Monday and the original plan was to have it in this Sunday. However this has been a cold March and it does not inspire my fellow boaters to come out in the 15kt 45 degree breeze to sand and paint the bottom of their…

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The First Day Of Spring

All to often the seasons change without definition, you wake up one day find your surroundings completely anew. More importantly, most seasons come and go without a collective acknowledgement from the populous. All except spring. This past Saturday (March, 9th) was the beginning of spring in the Mid-Atlantic. Around 60 degrees and a gorgeous clear sunny sky. Something was in…

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Winters Last Stand

As I sit here in the saloon and watch the diesel stove burn happily under the compression post, it hard to believe that in 3 weeks Satori will be back in the water. Even as I type this the VHF weather channel is calling for a winter storm watch. This must be winters last stand. So much to do. I…

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Why a Tayana 37?

I was after a blue water boat, something that I could safely take offshore and across oceans. Full keel, traditional looks, cutter rigged. I wanted something with a large production run so I would not have to plow as much uncharted territory when refitting and maintaining it. But most of all, I wanted something affordable. Actually no, I wanted a…

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