Saturday, December 16, 2017
Off the dock and on the move!
December 16, 2017
This is a list of all of the “fun” we have had since we put the boat on the hard and finally left the dock. It makes one wonder why we choose a cruising life!
Fiberglass gash from last Spring repaired during the summer– check
Dodger and bimini constructed and mounted during the summer but after Irma - check
All of the shade netting that we put on in the Spring removed - check
Three house batteries and one start battery purchased - check
Said batteries hooked up and all things electric working correctly – check
Cockpit table varnished and mounted - check
Teak around the companionway sanded and varnished – check
Teak toerails sanded and sealed - check
Manual pump on the head replaced - check
Engine serviced – check
Generator serviced and water pump rebuilt – check
Fresh water pressure pump replaced – check
Anchor Windlass disassembled and inspected – check
New fender covers put on - check
Boat washed and scrubbed – check
Many trips made to West Marine to buy all sorts of miscellaneous stuff - check
Provisions purchased and put away – check
Sail Repair tape purchased – check - will fix the sail at anchor!
It was high time to get off the dock and do what we came down to Florida to do - cruise!!