Category: Sailing Preparations

There are Always Bumps…

in the road, but there are not supposed to be bumps on our cockpit floor! I noticed this about a year ago. It seemed like one day it was just there, as if it had appeared overnight. After doing some research, I found out that this flaw is fairly common with the Super Maramu. The cockpit floor also serves as… Read more →

Mold \ mōld \

According to Merriam-Webster, mold is “a superficial often woolly growth produced especially on damp or decaying organic matter or on living organisms by a fungus” According to sailors, mold is as synonymous with boating as is fun and adventure. Because boats are in the water almost all the time, and very near water when hauled out for maintenance or storage,… Read more →

Ordeal vs. Adventure

On August 27, 2019 Paul and I celebrated our Boat Life 2-Year Anniversary. In so many ways things still feel fresh and new and the learning curve only slightly shrunken. In other ways, we’ve learned a great deal and are certainly more comfortable with many aspects of the sailing life today than two years ago. By no means do we… Read more →