I want to give you answers from our point of view….family cruisers on an older (experienced) sailboat actively cruising in Central America without solid internet.
An article about prepping and painting inlaid non-skid on a cruising sailboat. We did this project not just to make it look better, but also as preventative maintenance.
Ever wondering about catching Captain Ahab’s anchor in some remote place and what to do? In this story we catch a giant anchor and show you how we had to deal with it….right before doing a two day passage.
This week, after having Tulum on the market for four months, we made the decision to keep our beloved sailboat and continue our nomadic lifestyle….south.
Checking out a unique boat….the Endeavor 37 (Plan-A)
Tulum-5 is a veteran sailboat built in the late 70’s and designed to be a performance cruiser doing long bluewater passages. As such, she’s got a fair amount of tankage for water and diesel but she’s just-on-another-level when it comes to dry storage.
Expect delays and frustrations during boat engine work, it’s just part of the process.
Have you ever heard of a Survey Allowance or used it successfully? It’s a good negotiating tool you should know more about-
The author fixes a functional eyesore with some hard work and elbow grease.