IT MIGHT RAIN…

– the stern gland is a lump of rust – the hull is still very dirty after one week of efforts to clean it – the outboard drips fuel – the oven is broken – the gas system dates back to 1992 – the VHF is missing – and a chartplotter is missing as well – log and depthsounder are … Continua a leggere

WORSE THAN THIS…

We are in Fiumara Grande, a branch of the Tiber river near Fiumicino, to work on the boat: the general idea would be to put the boat back in the water by week’s end, which means to complete some works which require the hull out of the water, like: – install the transducer for the new log and depth sounder … Continua a leggere

A BOAT, AGAIN!…..

We’ve made it! After nearly 4 years since our return from the Blue Water Rally, and more than an year struggling with misterious health problems, we bought ourselves a boat! It’s actually a project, more than an actual, ready to sail, vessel: once again, aluminium hull with lifting keel and rudder, but smaller than Shaula3 by a good couple of … Continua a leggere