Tag Archives: boating equipment and gear

2016 Miami Boat Show

2016 Miami Boat Show

I went to the Miami Boat Show last weekend. Originally I planned on going to the show 2 days, but the show seemed a lot smaller than it has been in previous years, so I was able to see everything except the power boat docks in just one day. Here’s a short preview of some… Read More

What Size Boat Should I Get?

What Size Boat Should I Get?

What size boat should I get? This question get’s asked daily in cruising, live aboard, and sailing forums. It will usually get a hundred different answers ranging from the biggest you can afford, to smaller is better, to specific sizes, and everything in between. Only You Know The Right Answer Most of these answers are… Read More

Upgrades Part 3

Upgrades Part 3

Here’s the final post about modifications and upgrades that were made to the boat. The following is a list of things that were added for comfort and convenience. Helm Seat A swiveling captain’s chair and swiveling and sliding admiral’s chair were installed. They were mounted using a Garelick side mount kit, 2 swivels, a Garelick… Read More

Upgrades Part 2

Upgrades Part 2

In this second post about modifications and upgrades I’m going to go over the changes that were made to make the boat stronger and safer. All Lines Running Aft Using a few blocks, a deck organizer, and pair of rope clutches, the main halyard, topping lift, and the reef lines were run back to the… Read More

Making The Boat Your Own

Making The Boat Your Own

Most often when you buy a boat many changes and upgrades are made. Some of these changes are just personal preferences or to make the boat feel more like home. Other modifications and upgrades are to make the boat better suited to your needs based on your planned use and/or cruising grounds. Here’s a list… Read More