Jul 24 2009

Weekend Sailing Plans

We decided that we will go down to the boat tonight and take her out.  The wife wants to do some fishing anyway.  We’ll do a bit of sailing and perhaps anchor outside the harbor for the night.  This will be good practice for testing the systems and finding out where we need to improve …

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Jul 24 2009

The Majestic Warwick

Do you see her thundering across the view in a massive visual strike? Can you hear her past of plenty rumbling over the hills? She’s a beauty indeed, and for all that see her, she impresses to no end. Step into her hallowed halls and take a breath before it is taken by what you …

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Jul 23 2009

What Are You Listening To?

Tell me!

Jul 23 2009

Jimmy Buffet Music and Sailing

So, it seems that there is a link between Jimmy Buffet music and sailing, which is obvious on the surface, but I need to ask; are there any sailors out there that listen to his music??

Jul 23 2009

Sailing, Physics, and Fluid Dynamics

So, I was thinking of sailing and how the sail works the other day, and then I happened upon an interesting site that gave me some new insight into how the sail works. This site talked about how the wind flowed across the said and brought up some interesting characteristics that the sail has.  First …

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Jul 23 2009

The Captain!

Jul 23 2009

Next Adventure…

So, for the next adventure we’ll sail out into the outside of the harbor and spend the night anchored.  That way we can test how things will work for us with what we have in place. We always try to keep at least two day’s worth of food and water with us in case something …

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Jul 23 2009

Database Crash – Whew!

I finally found out what the problem was and fixed it!  Seems that my installation of WordPress MU was good, but I used an incompatible cache program (db cache).  Anyway, got things back online and am now doing more regular backups!

Jul 12 2009

Fishing Without the Fish

So I went out today to do some fishing. I won’t bore anyone with the fishing rhetoric, just that I wanted to catch my dinner. I started with an artificial lure and had the rod almost ripped out of my hand within a few minutes. That was encouraging but my luck didn’t last. Nothing after …

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Jul 11 2009

Scrub the Deck! Stow the Gear!

So I managed to scrub the deck and mop below. I also fixed the sink pump in the galley. I oiled all the teak and washed the cockpit too. Time for a cold one! (not bad for an iPhone pic!)