We recently welcomed an Australian Cattle Dog named Sylvie onto the boat with us. Sylvie comes to us after many years of wanting a puppy and one major downsizing in order to get our homes ready for her. Let’s go back a few months. We heard some puppies would be ready in the spring. We weren’t … More A Dog and a Boat
I heard our old neighbors on the Libre Vie moved to the end dock because the sunsets are better. On an evening like this can you blame them?
Charles and I decided to sail in the Alexandria, Virginia to Washington, DC Boat Parade of Lights on the same day that the landscaping crew at work restrung and replaced 5,000 outdoor lights. A quick chat with the owner of the landscaping company and I was the proud borrower of the largest bin of lights … More Holiday Boat Parade of Lights: Getting Ready
We put together a video of our recent four days on the river with perfect sailing weather, a small craft advisory, the first freeze of the season and more perfect sailing weather to get us home. We’ve got the sound on low so you can watch it at work and not disturb your boss. Turn … More Over the Seas and Far Away: A Video Vacation
Four days with nowhere to be but the water. Four days to get past the mouth of the Potomac River, into the Chesapeake Bay and back home again. How did that that trip to the mouth work out? Weather, check. Wind, check. Swells and a small craft advisory, check. Beautiful weather today, yes please. Day Four, … More Not the Last Hurrah
We recently pulled the boat out for a day so we could replace a few instruments and take a look at the bottom. Chiron’s bottom paint is only five months old and we found more peeling paint than we expected for a fresh water boat. This means another pull out next year for a good cleaning … More We Pulled Out So You Don’t Have To