How To Fix Your Noisy Refrigerator

How To Fix Your Noisy Refrigerator

Over the last few months the fridge on the boat has been getting louder and louder. I’ve had no problem sleeping aboard even in some rough weather over the years, but at this point the fridge actually wakes me up at night. It sounds like I’m on a tarmac whenever it’s running. Noise from a…Continue Reading

A Job On The Water – I Actually Get Paid For This?

A Job On The Water – I Actually Get Paid For This?

We’ve been back in the Keys for just about 2 weeks now. We’re still getting settled, doing some cleaning, and doing some de-cluttering on the boat. I’ve started working at my new job on the water, at Sea Monkeys. Things have been little slow, since it’s still a little early in the season and due…Continue Reading

Outboard Conversion On A Gemini 105M

Outboard Conversion On A Gemini 105M

I recently repowered my Westerbeke and Sillette equipped Gemini with a Honda 15 HP high thrust outboard. Overall the outboard conversion wasn’t that complicated but it did take a few days of work to complete. The work was all done with the boat in the water. Here is a summary of the entire process. I’m…Continue Reading

The Engine Is Dying…Time For A Honda

The Engine Is Dying…Time For A Honda

This isn’t anything new. We limped into Palm Beach…err came into Palm Beach entirely under sail, with an engine that wasn’t running. I’ve definitely procrastinated a little bit over the last few months, partially because I didn’t think we were going to have to move again, because I thought I would have found a job…Continue Reading