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New Anchor Light!

After having some problems with the previous anchor light, On Saturday I went up the mast to replace the light completely.  It took a little while, but I was able to get it installed.  In a couple of weeks, the … Continue reading

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Name is finally on!

Amazingly, I purchased the stickers for the name change back in 2010 (yes, almost 4 years ago.  I finally got them on the boat this weekend.  Eric came up and helped me prepare the stern and we got the vinyl … Continue reading

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New Cabin Table

Another log-awaited project.  The original table was in bad shape.  One thing that the previous owners had done (which was a neat idea), was to cut the table and they added a piano hinge.  This effectively allowed you to have … Continue reading

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Two successful weekends

So, I had two back-to-back successful weekends at the boat. First weekend saw the install of two new GC2 batteries (golf cart 6v) and a new charger from Sterling.  Everything went together easily!  So much better!  I was also able … Continue reading

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Finally…

Crazy how a month can fly by!  We spent most of our available time at the beach during the month of August.  Collectively, about 15 days or so, followed up with a 4 day weekend in the mountains.  It’s finally … Continue reading

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Welcome Aboard

Work planned for this weekend!  I do need to head up the mast again to check out electrical connections and bulbs for the steaming light and anchor light.  We may be adding some spreader lights, but we will have to … Continue reading

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Second major “event”

On April 1, 2011, my friend Matt flew in from Utah to visit and we headed up to Stargazer ltd, to do a little sailing.  The ship had been winterized, so this was our first adventure for 2011.  We motored … Continue reading

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First Major “event”

In early November, we took Stargazer ltd for her shake down sail.  We went with the previous owner so that we could make sure we understood all of the workings of our new sailboat.  Unfortunately, we failed to keep the … Continue reading

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Pre-purchase “event”

After looking at several sailboats, Terri and I decided that we wanted to move forward with a “sea trial” to see how the boat handled.  We made arrangements to meet the previous owner.  Unfortunately, the boat was unable to be … Continue reading

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