Tag Archives : Repairs

What a year!


Whew looking back at 2016 I am feeling very good about the outcome. The long awaited trip to the Sea of Cortez accomplished, not only accomplished but thoroughly enjoyed. It is funny how different an experience will be from what we had dreamed about. Not at all in a good or bad way, just different. The trip to the Sea…

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Rudder Bearing Removal on a Seawind 1160


UPDATE January 21, 2017!!! – Rudder bearing installation, see the new post for more information: Update What a process… I had reached out to Van at Seawind Catamarans for assistance on how to remove the rudder bearings. But I suppose I should start from the beginning – for a while now I have had a vibration when making a sharp…

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When your Yanmar stops peeing…


Large swell. Blue sky. Light wind. Warm temperatures. A beautiful day to be on the water. A number of boats had been holed up in Ensenada waiting for a weather window to start the journey to Cabo. My plans weren’t so exciting, but then again I didn’t have all the preparation either, so it should be no surprise that after…

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So you want go cruising!


So you want go cruising. Hmpf, about that. I’ll start with a disclaimer because in America we love that shit. Kind of a mental get out of jail card. Admittedly I realize the value of my disclaimer – I do not know what I am talking about – but I’ll put it out there anyway. Have I gone cruising? No.…

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