After a long month, we are finally back on the water, with a ton of our repairs done. We've been working hard and we are completely exhausted, but it's nice to see that effort pay off. Our old engine was removed and the engine compartment cleaned out, as best we could. The engine mounts were … Continue reading Lots of Repairs
I know I haven't posted in a while, so I apologize for that. We finally pulled up the anchor and started making our way north. We were headed to the Chesapeake Bay for summer. We had been hoping to be there a while ago, but that's how it goes. So far, we have gone over 1300 … Continue reading Finally Cruising
The past several months have been a period of adjustment for all of us, to put it mildly. I suppose it was a bit easier on us, first moving to an RV before moving onto the boat. It helped us figure out what we really needed for small space living. We had already gotten rid … Continue reading Adjustment to Living on a Boat
Sorry for not updating in a while. It's been a busy time for us. We were able to spend about six weeks in the Harborage Marina in St. Petersburg, FL while we were getting settled into our new boat. It was a great location, in easy walking distance to restaurants and the grocery store. The … Continue reading The Kindness of Cruisers
The night before heading to St. Petersburg, after getting our boat finally anchored correctly, we went back to the RV in the campground for the night but got very little sleep (3 hours maybe), trying to get everything ready that we needed to bring with us. We got back to the dingy dock at about … Continue reading The Shakedown Cruise
During the purchasing process for our boat, we had a survey performed, which included hauling it out of the water for a bottom inspection. The previous owner had to move the boat from where it had been stored in Marco Island, up to Naples for the haul out. Afterward, he knew we were going to … Continue reading The Tipping Boat
Well, it has been a crazy two weeks. As of a week ago Friday, we are officially the new owners of a 37 foot Endeavor, cutter rigged sloop sailboat. It has been a crazy ride getting to this point...and an even crazier ride since. I'd like to introduce you to Luna Si! (When … Continue reading Introducing Luna Si!