Just like the other times we had to stay for extended periods of time in marinas, we’re using this time to improve, modernize and update our beloved sailboat, Tulum-5. Here’s some of our concurrent projects, happening right now.
Quincy Dane missed her deadline today, but I’ve found the time for updates to our page about our boats.
A quick look at Tulum’s 5-year maintenance cycle
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.
The author fixes a functional eyesore with some hard work and elbow grease.
Continual improvement and upkeep/updates are needed when you’re cruising on an older boat. Here’s what we did in June to update and improve Tulum 5.
Cruising isn’t just fixing places in exotic places….especially if you don’t have the right parts or tools.
In addition to haul-out, chainplates and new standing rigging….we did LOTS of side projects. Here’s four of the side projects that fit into the “work smarter, not harder” category.
Getting all new standing rigging on a cruising sailboat in La Paz, MX…..not as challenging as it seems.