“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor.” — Mark Twain
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Every day I’m one step closer to sailing. But not today. Today I enjoy the work and the beautiful world around me. And that is more than enough. Have patience. Tomorrow will come and it will be better if I live fully present today. –Doug
In the late-19th century, a London plumbing impresario named Thomas Crapper manufactured one of the first widely successful lines of flush toilets. Crapper did not invent the toilet, but he did develop the ballcock, an improved tank-filling mechanism still used in toilets today.
SV Seeker is 65 tons and can move at 8 knots ( 9 mph ) but how much can she pull? What kind of power will she have for towing equipment, or running into rough seas? If you tied her to a tree with a scale to measure the pulling force, how much do you think it would be? Make … Read More
The first turbocharger was invented in the early twentieth century by the Swiss engineer Alfred Buchi who introduced a prototype to increase the power of a diesel engine. Turbocharging has now become standard for most diesel engines.
I love thunderstorms. I like them while on my boat. But not so much when the boat is in the storm without me. Maybe that will come with time and once I get the anchor setup more to my liking.
Fixing stuff, beating the heat, and doing a little sailing with Doug Rudy of RudyWoodCraft on YouTube. Life is good.