Living Aboard: A Bargain Here, A Little Charity There, And Maybe A Decision…

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Oct 172013
 

Another major score this week.  A neighbor gave me, as in free, a very nice Igloo 12v ice chest.  It holds 40 qts, or a half of a hogshead for those of you across the pond.  I don’t know if the 12 volt part works yet, it will need a new cord, but it seems […]

Living Aboard: The Bleeding Begins…

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Oct 102013
 

Bleeding of money that is.  Yesterday was a rather eventful day as I got things going with the Spirit in earnest. To start off with, the boat is now officially my property.   Sign a few papers, fork over a few pieces of eight, and I now have a legal boat in terms of the […]

Aug 312013
 

One of the reasons I wanted to go to a smaller boat like the Spirit is because of the simplicity of the design.  Everything is very basic and minimal on a boat like this and as a result, it doesn’t take a lot of parts to get the boat up to speed.  And as much […]