Love New England. I was not planing on a vacation but the ability to see so many boats, of so many varieties and especially the Draken Harald was too much to pass up. And it was especially convenient once we could combine it with a road trip west to pickup a gift of inverters and a bank of nickle iron … Read More
The Patee House Museum in St Joseph includes displays from the early days on the Missouri River, the Pony Express, the Railroad, the Stagecoach, the Civil War, and Outlaws.
Guess what? Lots of big boats and not one bow thruster among them! Wait. ..no that’s likely not true, there was a fancy USCG patrol boat on the river. I bet they had one. This whole place is a show room for what is really needed, and what works on a boat. There is certainly … Read More
We were once a people that took chances. We dared to sail into the unknown. We accepted the risk that life brought to us, we lived full lives, and died as warriors. Draken Expedition America http://drakenexpeditionamerica.com/
So how much money do you need to be happy, and does your happiness increase with more money than you need?
Get a quick glimpse at Battleship Cove. I recommend reading or listening to “Neptune’s Inferno: The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal” to get a real sense of what it was like to serve in the US Navy during WWII.
We took our vacation to New England to see the boats, and one stop was at a Marine Consignment store. What a heavenly place!
Electric power for the various systems I wanted on Seeker was mistakenly high on my list of things to acquire when we decided to build. I soon learned that it rightly deserves a place at the bottom of the list. The technology is constantly improving and the prices for existing technology is constantly falling. If you are patient, you … Read More
We’re having a blast on vacation. It’s the first time I’ve been to New England to see the sights, and it has been fantastic. Tall ships, small ships and all ships in between. Lobstah, Stuffys, Clams and Chowdah. Mystic Seaport tops the list. And touring the Draken Harald was a read treat. http://www.drakenexpeditionamerica.com/ We’ll post from Wisconsin next week with … Read More
I got some smoke free ROV wiring done and Betsy got a few more rows of foresail pieces pieced together. Bart’s tiny home also stood through its first storm. Betsy are I are off to see the ship museums in New England and then to Janesville, Wisconsin to pick up fantastic gift for the … Read More
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