This is a large scale project. We may be in the boatyard for up to a year. We have worked on Dawn Treader for long periods before, but this … Continue reading V-Berth Insulation, Part 5, Epoxied Frames
This short video is set to music by Lemont, “Take This Hand” from Songs of Our Friends EP. The images are from our year in Tierra del Fuego and … Continue reading Sailing Patagonia: Tierra del Fuego Archipelago
We completed our first fiberglass job of this refit. The job had two parts. The first was to tab in the V-Berth bulkheads. We removed the original 2 inch … Continue reading V-Berth Insulation, Part 3, Tabbing Bulkheads and Hull-Deck Joint
Brian finished the headliner removal this week. First, we unfastened a couple of stanchions, handrail bolts, and trim that were in the way. Next, Brian used a chisel, a … Continue reading V-Berth Insulation, Part 2, Headliner Removal and Surface Prep
We spent the first few weeks of this refit period adjusting to life on land. We made trips away from the boat to see family. We gathered tools. We … Continue reading V-Berth Insulation, Part 1, Dismantle and Refit Plan
We sailed to the Falkland Islands in December of 2019 from Uruguay. We were impressed with the people, wildlife, and the weather. Thanks to Lemont for loaning us their … Continue reading Video: Sailing the Falkland Islands. Music “Songs of Our Friends” by Lemont.
We repaired our integral water tank a few months ago, here in Uruguay. This video is a recap of the build project from two years ago, and details of … Continue reading Integral Water Tank: Summary and Repair
We recently sailed from Juan Lacaze to Piriapolis in the Rio de la Plata in Uruguay. This is the first step towards getting moving after a summer spent dockside.
Our blogging hiatus is over! We have new electronics and a new video! Early this year we had an great passage from Brava, Cape Verde to Salvador, Brazil. The … Continue reading Video: Sailing from Cape Verde to Brazil
Over the past few months we have been sailing Islands in the Azores, Madeira, Canaries, and Cape Verde. In the Azores we experienced variable summer winds, and from Madeira … Continue reading Video: Sailing the East Atlantic Islands
After adding our new Lewmar hatches, our dinghy is even more useful. It covers a Lewmar Ocean 30 that we almost always kept open on our recent Atlantic crossing. … Continue reading Video: Nesting Dinghy, 9 Minute Assembly
Thank you James Baldwin (atomvoyages.com) for creating this video of the Dawn Treader!