|Vessel Make/Model:||Formosa 51, William Garden Cutter Rigged Ketch|
|Hailing Port:||Newport, RI|
|Crew:||Dan & Ebeth, five swabs, rear admiral Pix & cabin boy Angus.|
|About:||Life aboard our 1979 Formosa 51' ketch. Currently going through a refit on the Chesapeake Bay. Check out - https://www.instagram.com/svbruadar/|
|Extra:||Gaelic-English Dictionary [bruadar] nm. g.v. -air; pl.+an, a dream|
Bruadar is on the hard and the work to get her back in the water has begun. The admiral and I have started prepping the bottom for a new coat of paint, fun fun fun. In addition to freshening up the anti-fouling paint and zincs we plan to install a day tank, wind generator and tile the shower. That's all!
Using slack tide to our advantage we motored in and anchored at Charleston’s City Marina the following morning. The winds had died down and after a good night’s sleep and in ideal conditions it was ‘easy cheesy’. We called Pam and Ino to let them know we were good to go! The question was, “now [...]
With the bilge pump working overtime and a strong northerly approaching I decide to alter course. Instead of Beaufort, NC, we now turn northwest and head for Charleston, SC. I do not tell the Admiral about our leak; she has enough to deal with! It is time to investigate just what is going on in the engine [...]