Well busy as things go for a guy and a cat living on a small boat! After spending a couple of days at Blind Bay departed heading west through Wasp Passage. This is a tight channel and I kept near the shore as a Washington State Ferry overtook SWALLOW. WA State ferry transits Wasp Passage. … Continue reading Busy couple of weeks
SWALLOW's bottom painting is done! This is the last 'large task'! Now to finish a few small things as I wait for the barrier coat, applied to protect the keel's steel shoe, to cure: 120 hours (five days) because of the 50-degree mid-April days. Bottom painting isn't the only work being done: Fixing, painting and … Continue reading Busy in the boat yard
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.
I enjoy eating crab. Enjoying the is soured by how inconsiderate some crabbers are in placing their pots: right in narrow channels and designated travel lanes. Example of the result -
Maybe there should be an added fee to the crabbing license to cover the cost of the above repair!?