Can’t say we accomplished too much other than create a big back-ache… but got the engine full of antifreeze and finished stowing the lines. Will need new hoses in the spring… those are shot – surprised the lasted through al our fall motoring, but they did… now to think through what can be done while it is coolish outside, and then be ready to attack it once everything warms up (hopefully by late February).
C [...]ew varies from two to many; under the command of Fleet Admiral Deanna and oft skippered by Larry, with reluctant assistance by first maintenance officer Jeremiah, the great-grandson, and cultural affairs officer Sasha, his mother, all to the melody of lively purring by Buckshot the cat, mouse-control tech 2nd-Class...
"Sanctuary," is esthetically better maintained than "Wings" (our previous Bristol 24) and of course noticeably larger, with two foot wider beam and almost six more feet of length, but not so large we've fallen into a large maintenance trap -- we hope. Despite a metaphoric barnacle or two, [...]
Sanctuary has quickly hinted of voyaging to strange, new places -- so we're having fun participating in her ladylike renaissance.