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The Next 24 Hours

We woke up on Sunday with our boats still rafted together... and wet carpet. When we had first arrived at Decatur, the carpet was slightly damp, but I thought it was from Tucker spilling his water. That wasn't it. The carpet had proceeded to get soaked over night and...

Maiden Voyage

There was a meteor shower scheduled for Saturday night, so I decided it would be a good time to take Tosca out on her maiden voyage. Destination: Decatur Island. I finally felt like I had enough done that I could safely take her out.  I had new chain, new anchor line,...

Open letter to the internet

Dear Internet, When I decided to buy a boat, I thought you would have my back.   Seriously. Anytime I need an answer or at least part of an answer to a question, a problem, a recipe, or to prove someone wrong when they state what is obviously BS with authority. you've...

I bought a boat!

My first week of being 35 has been synchronicity at its finest. Something finally clicked for me the last week of March and I made arrangements to go and check out a boat in Oak Harbor when I went to the mainland for the weekend.   A few hours after we checked her...