Monthly Archives: June 2013

Sailing pics

My new-found sailing friend John took a couple pics for me today. Cell phone pics doctored up on the computer a bit – best I’ve got for now. Thanks John.

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Details

Even though I’ve had my boat out sailing a few times already, there are still some things that need to be finished. Leather chafing gear on the sails for one. Proper grommets for the sprits, another. I got my new … Continue reading

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A Real Launching

No champagne. No fanfare. Nothing fancy. Just me and my boat. But she is now officially launched. The sea trials went wonderfully. I’m very pleased with how she performs. The helm is close to neutral. She feels very stable under … Continue reading

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A functional rudder

I spent all day on the rudder and tiller today. As it sits now I should have a fully functional sailboat. With the main sail done and the rudder complete I could – but I won’t ’til the rudder is … Continue reading

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