Lemons Way

The continuing adventures of a cruising sailor/family lawyer, his wife (also a lawyer), and their young children.

25 June 2016 | Summerhaven
19 June 2016 | Phoenix
13 June 2016 | To Marina Real Work Area
30 May 2016 | Commodore's Party
15 May 2016
10 May 2016 | On passage
10 May 2016 | San Carlos, Mexico
09 May 2016 | Slip 18, Marina Real
08 May 2016 | The Head
08 May 2016
08 May 2016 | Caracito Anchorage
13 April 2016 | Back in Tucson, Dog Walk Wash Trail
13 April 2016 | Near Marina Real
10 April 2016

Initial Hydrovane Drawing and Data

04 June 2008 | Oriental, NC
Keith, hot and humid
We don't have a scanner on the motorhome, but I do have a camera that takes good close-ups. This is one that we sent off via e-mail to the guys at Hydrovane. Supposedly, if we give them the measurements they need, they will design a schematic for our particular installation. There are a few complicating factors on my boat, most notably, the dingy and davits. But the Hydrovane is supposed to be able to work fine even if installed to the side, so it should't be an insurmountable problem. We've already been up on the boat once today taking measurements, then a trip to West Marine to see what parts they have that we might need, then a session back at the Bounder on the internet looking for parts, lunch, and now we are gearing up to head back to the boat for another session of planning and measuring. The main projects are the solar system, the wind generator, and the Hydrovane mechanical self steering. My cell phone reception here is spotty at best, but I do seem to be able to receive and make calls some of the time. Matt and I are both connected the internet so skype phone and video work, moreso on his computer then on the verizon network, which works at about dial-up speed, maybe a bit more. Our Bulgarian, American, Israeli friend called just a moment ago. Dragon's away.
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Vessel Name: Oz
Vessel Make/Model: Cascade 36
Hailing Port: Tucson, Arizona
About:
Keith is a 40 something year old Family Law Attorney from Tucson, Arizona who somehow managed to develop a love of sailboat cruising and adventure in spite of growing up in the desert. This blog used to be about how I took breaks from a successful career in law to become a coastal cruising sailor. [...]
Extra: Our sailing life has now come full circle back to San Carlos on the Sea Of Cortez.
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