Construction

Construction

After Nereus had spent so much time in not-so-dry storage in Alabama, dry rot had set and the forward bulkhead completely delaminated. It’s a project I’ve been putting off, but the time has come to fix it. I removed the old bulkhead (not too hard as it came out in pieces) and am working up […]

Back in the Port

A lot has been happened aboard Nereus. First, we’ve moved back to Yacht Haven, and as such are back in the Port of Los Angeles. Things at our marina in Marina Del Rey began deteriorating quickly and my daughter wasn’t coming to the boat much any more, so I decided to go back where the bathrooms are […]

It’s Only Money

Is it possible I spend too much time & money at West Marine? I had a stacck of WestAdvantage Reward coupons, so I went in there and bought some stuff. Tab came to $73 (pretty cheap for West Marine, I’d say). I handed the cashier my coupons and she asked for $3. Really? I had […]

My View Today

Finally. After climbing to the top of the mast at least a half a dozen times, we are wired and finished at the masthead. Just have to finish at the spreaders, but that’s only half way up and there’s a place to sit. One more day and the mast is done! I’m amazed at how […]

Exercise in Futility

Exercise in Futility

Boat life is an interesting social experiment. It is one that is both a complete waste of time, yet one that is completely fulfilling. During the weeks filling the spaces between my brief time aboard, I usually plan to do and ACCOMPLISH a laundry list of boat items including A, B, C, D, E, F […]