Die Mold! Die! – Part 2

In the last post of Die Mold! Die! we discussed the importance of taking a survey of your boat surroundings and finding all the nooks and crannies that mold and mildew hang out. Its a pervasive fungus and to make matters worse, on a boat it can be growing in completely unreachable and unseeable areas. We also discussed the importance of knowing the relative humidity inside the boat.

So, its time to talk about next steps and being the smart readers you are, you probably have guessed what the next step is… Read More …

Sail Away Sunday

When we were in Marathon, FL there was a fellow sailor who graciously and enthusiastically organized “Sailaway Sunday” every week. Her intentions were to encourage those who were using the mooring field to not forget that we were all on boats and boats should be used. She even went so far as to have people who couldn’t take their boats out due to various reasons, serve as crew or just tag along on other boats. Read More …

A Toast to “The Whale”

When traversing the Abacos you will often hear sailors talking about “The Whale.” This refers to the “dividing line” between the southern and northern Abacos. The Channel connects the Sea of Abaco to the Atlantic Ocean as you head around Whale Cay. Well, today we traveled north from Treasure Cay around Whale Cay through Whale Cut and over to No Name Cay. Read More …