The sailboat vacation of bars, bikinis and beaches isn’t always that, sometimes the cruising lifestyle gets in the way and you have to make decisions, do some work and watch the weather.
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.
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.
In October of 2020, in La Paz Mexico we had to get new chainplates. Getting new chainplates is a big job, but we took it day by day. Here’s our story.
Hauling your boat out for a bottom job and other projects can be seamless and inexpensive or expensive and trying. We’ve just been through haul-out in Mexico….here’s our story.
Tales of the vagabond family while Tulum V undergoes surgery.
It was time for Tulum’s naked ladies to get updated, they were looking kind of tired.
Non-top upgrades and work on Tulum this month add up to work that was needed and finally getting done.
Taking the time to do PMCS on Tulum’s V-Drive may have staved off a major disaster with mounting brackets.