Category Archives: learning

When it rains, it actually pours.

Literally when it rains, it pours.  Another problem we found with our home was leaks.  Our windows are not like house windows.   Some windows have a gasket and o-rings on handles that keep water out.  Some are more or less … Continue reading

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So what’s it like?

We get asked over and over, ‘what’s it like living on a boat?’ Well, it’s really different. Especially from our previous lifestyle.  We went from a 3 bedroom 2 bath 2 car garage house, to renting  a bedroom of a … Continue reading

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Gauges are Good…

Ever since we took delivery of At Ease, we have been slowly chipping away at the ‘to repair’ list.  There were a couple of items I had been putting off, just because of what I read and the complexity or … Continue reading

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Newton’s Third Law?

Newton’s third law in summary is for every action, there is an opposite and equal reaction.  I’m not sure if it’s me or inherent of boats but it seems for everything positive  I do to the boat, there is something … Continue reading

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Navigation Aids

In sailing there are a few instruments that are very important for navigation.  While the more traditional instruments of paper charts, parallel rulers and compass are basic navigation items(we do not have nor know how to use yet) there are … Continue reading

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At Ease

After a long an exhausting search, countless miles driven to look at boats, the one we put under a contract was less than two miles from our current living location.  A few days passed, we heard back that the offer … Continue reading

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Starting off on the right foot

Starting off on the right foot is important.  I kept telling myself I would update this site on a regular basis.  While not on a daily basis, it should be more often.  Enter day one of this new year. Last … Continue reading

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