Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than those you did. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from safe harbor. Catch the wind in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. ~ Mark Twain So, a recap of where we started and what has happened…… The old blog lays in wasteland, it needs about 100 hours to put … Continue reading “Sail now, work later”
So, to burn some time while waiting for the new engines to arrive from overseas. Captain Adam and Bruno decided to put up the new jib sail. It was a hard fought battle. Nobody fell in the water through! 🐙🐳🦀🐠 A new 316 stainless 44 lb Danforth ⚓ now replaces the 50 lb Rocna⚓. This anchor ⚓is better suited for sandy and muddy bottoms, which … Continue reading “The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude about the problem.”
This set of videos done by Captain Adam 🏴☠️ and Sean 👨🔧 from Coral Reef Diesel 🐠 are a guide on how to properly check, diagnose, document, and remove a Volvo MD2040 Diesel engine from a Manta Catamaran.⛵ (Without sinking the boat) It is worth noting, that keeping a log of your repairs, upgrades, and mechanical bills is a good way to make sure you … Continue reading So, you want to be a Diesel mechanic? 👩🔧
Since October 14, 2020….we have been fighting insurance adjusters about the sand that got into our engines. We finally settled the claim and are replacing both of the engines, saildrives, props, and electronics. A new complete blog to come when we get the engines in and do sea trials! ⛵ Please stay tuned! The best is yet to come! 🦩 Continue reading We won our insurance claim!