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Giving Venti some loving

Venti sat out all of last summer while I was wrapped up playing around with the new gunning dory. I finally got her out of the garage and dusted her off yesterday. Giving her some love and attention and getting … Continue reading

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That’s it

That’s it – I’m gonna quit.  I closed out my sailing season for this year today with a short sail at my favorite water hole. The water is getting pretty cold on the legs when launching and retrieving the boat, … Continue reading

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Pretty sure

Yep, I’m pretty much sure the fun is over for this year. I did get out yesterday for what will most likely be my last sailing trip for the season. It was a good day though – temps in the … Continue reading

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Oar stops

I had the occasion to row a couple times this past week. The boat itself rows quite well but the oars needed some work. My attempt at turk’s head ropework stops for the oars failed so I made up these plywood … Continue reading

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More sailing action

Different mount angle sailing Venti.

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Sailing action

I recently got a little cheap video camera. Tried it out on the water today. My video editing skills are absolutely zero now – so it’s just a video – not a Hollywood production. It is proof that Venti actually floats and … Continue reading

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Good day

After being sidelined for a while following a small surgery, I finally got back out sailing today. Probably the best day aboard Venti yet. The winds were 10 to 15 mph gusting to 20. Good thing I have the bailing … Continue reading

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