|We are still re-building in the shed at Snead Island....|
|Broken B&G arrow |
|We had both alternators rebuilt. 125 amp on left|
50 amp orig 1993 on the right
|Radeen, Ed Whiteaker and Hayden|
|Ed and Debbie Whiteaker, owners of|
Looking ahead this week, we are still hoping to get the mast installed, and then get some sails on and finish the wiring to the mast.
|Willam, Ed, and Hayden|
William is a Yacht Broker with Whiteaker Yacht Sales and owner of IP 37 Optimystique
Here are some great photos of the week.
|Ed, Bob and Hayden visit at the Whiteaker Yacht Sales Booth|
Bob is a good friend and IP Owner of IP380 Judith III
|Eric Stone playing at the St. Pete Boat Show|
|Bob Bitchin, owner of www.CruisingOutpost.com,|
hosted the Saturday Pizza and Beer party at the Boat Show
|A visit to Burnt Store Marina to see good friends|
Alan and Kathy of IP 420 Flatlander. Here are the girls in the beautiful kitchen.
|Alan and Kathy's new home and pool deck|
|Bird of Paradise flowers around the pool deck at Alan and Kathy's place|
|Sunset at the boat on Sunday during a SNOW STORM in the Northeast|
|The final screws re-installing the stainless steel....in the dark|
|Radeen at the St. Pete Boat Show|
|Old Jib Sheet blocks....NEW Garhauer Blocks MADE IN USA|
|Our alternators rebuilt by B & E Electronics in Palmetto. Great job!|
Now my spare will be onboard and not home in the garage!
|8 loads of laundry, plus luggage from Mexico Wedding trip|
What do we do with this on a sailboat? Toss it overboard?
|Cooking eggs in motor oil.....NOT|
|Radeen, ocean sailor Girl.....if we ever get a mast installed. |
I need to get the work done and motor out of this barn!
So there we are. Still working on da boat. Still rebuilding. The great aspect is that, as we said before, we have no schedule, no place to be but here, and no plans except whatever we do today. This is a great way to live, and we are loving it....
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