Natalie has an unlimited data plan from Verizon Wireless. We can tether her phone to the computer to get internet access wherever we go. Here are directions for how to get up and running using Tether on a Mac with … Continue reading
We’ve got the results of two of the surveys for Miles of View. Here are the abbreviated findings: The boat has been well maintained, but not actively sailed. The teak decks aren’t leaking and the rigging needs to be replaced. … Continue reading
When you buy a boat there are lots of expenses to deal with. Here’s a timeline with amounts we spent to buy Miles of View, a Cheoy Lee Offshore 41. We had to drive up to Santa Barbara from San Diego … Continue reading
Since we’re buying a new boat we have a list of stuff that would be nice to make our boat ready to cruise on. Most of these projects come from the boat survey, but others are just to make life … Continue reading
Yup, a new boat! A Cheoy Lee Offshore 41. Our surveys have been going well. All that’s left now is to get a mechanical survey and a sea trial. Then we’ll renegotiate the price and have the bank cut the … Continue reading
Today I fixed 2 problems on the boat. I disassembled the power converter. It changes 115VAC household power to 12VDC boat power. The power switch was broken and only turned on if you pushed up and to the left and … Continue reading
Happy Veterans Day! We’re going to Santa Barbara tomorrow to celebrate by getting our new boat surveyed.Wish us luck.
Sunsets. They happen everyday, we just need to take the time to appreciate them.
Today we took a walk down by the abandoned railroad tracks. We let Koku run off the leash and he had a blast running ahead of us… That is until we made it to a railroad bridge. All he had … Continue reading