After two-plus months traveling around the western United States, and the Denver stop to get rid of stuff, Momma Kitty and I are back aboard SWALLOW. No immediate things of concern found. Cabin is dry and mold free - a big plus! Now to re-settle aboard and get to task getting SWALLOW recommissioned.
One of many reasons I purchased SWALLOW as my floating home is her woodstove. As the cold damp fall weather has settled in I've really liked having a source of dry heat. The woodstove's heat doesn't produce water as part of the combustion process like propane and alcohol heaters. When using the woodstove any condensation … Continue reading Dry heat
Today I, and Momma Kitty, have been living a boat for five months (2.5 on SWEET PEA and now 2.5 on SWALLOW). As Fall settles in around the Salish Sea meaning every few days a front comes through bringing stronger winds for a a few hours or a day. Last night a front transited bringing … Continue reading Five months
Today Momma Kitty and I begin our fifth month living on a boat. Four months ago, on 1 May, we moved aboard SWEET PEA which we cruised until the middle of July when we moved onto SWALLOW. All goes well aboard SWALLOW. We have been gunkholing around the Canadian Gulf Islands for twelve days. We … Continue reading Four months