Sailing Painkiller

Today was our first official sail on Lake Pepin!  We were excited to get some of the work out of the way so we could sail.  The weather was in the...

This weekend we are tackling the project of cleaning and polishing all the woodwork on the interior of the boat. And boy is there alot of it. I am using Liquid...

Today finds me literally hanging upside down…inside the boat refrigerator trying to clean every nook and cranny of it. For those unfamiliar with a boat refrigerator, these are a bit different...

ah home…home for the boat that is. This is where we dock the boat. So, we are on a body of water called Lake Pepin. I am not sure why this...

So, we think we are about ready to raise the mast on this boat. Now, if you thought that watching the boat be lifted off the truck and into the water...

The weather was cooperating a bit more today, so we headed down to Lake City Marina once again. On the agenda today, is to clean, wax and polish the mast and...

Or so we thought the work would begin. The weather seems to be conspiring against us today. Rainy, cold and gray today. We did drive down to Lake City and met...

Mark and I arrived early at Lake City Marina on Lake Pepin in Minnesota, around 11:30 or so. The boat is scheduled to arrive around 12 noon. We have been exchanging...

We bought a boat! (To the tune of I’m on a boat) Yes, today is the day! It’s boat closing day! All we have to do is sign a bunch of...

For those of you who may be unfamiliar, a marine surveyor is someone you hire to inspect a boat that you are looking to purchase. Something like a home inspector, who...