s/v First Time

Cruising adventures of Keith Sullivan and Lynnette Presley on their Lazy Jack 32 Schooner

01 September 2018 | Golld Pointe Yacht Harbor
30 July 2018 | Gold Point Yacht Harbor
29 April 2017 | Gold Pointe Yacht Harbor
07 August 2016 | Gold Pointe Yacht Harbor
01 August 2016 | Home port Hixson, TN
01 August 2016 | Still home port of Gold Pointe Yacht Harbor in Hixson, TN
24 February 2015 | Dalton, Georgia

Revised Plans/Spring Work resumes

29 April 2017 | Gold Pointe Yacht Harbor
Keith/warming Spring weather
We did not make it to the Bahamas this fall because we could not get the boat ready. Too much water still ending up in the bilge even though I replaced all the portlights (which took much longer than planned due to changing installation techniques). We plan to remove all the deck hardware and reseal it, Couldn't finish painting or do epoxy work when temperatures drop below 50, so we just walked away from the boat for the winter and traveled to Smokey Mountain area in January, Florida in February, and New Orleans in March.

Now in the spring we are once again getting boat work done. We have added insulation to icebox, installed new sink, completed pressure water system including filtration system, installed radio, repaired the upper gaff boom support, and other smaller projects.

We have added a number of new projects to our to do list and have decided to not set a departure date. We have several major projects to complete, install stove/gas system, make new bimini with solar panels, and possibly make a diy water maker. Also, we have problems I am trying to figure out. The autopilot is not working; and I cannot get the damn head to pump out, which hopefully is nothing major. Yuck!

At times it has been very frustrating, but in the end will be well worth it. Right?
Vessel Name: First Time
Vessel Make/Model: Lazy Jack 32 Schooner
Hailing Port: Hixson, TN
Crew: Keith Sullivan and Lynnette Presley
About: Young at heart, retired couple with plans of exploring the Southern US, Gulf of Mexico, Bahamas and Caribbean Seas at their leisure and pleasure.
Extra: "You can only do something for the first time once." --Nevil Shute-- Thus the name of our boat "First Time" to celebrate all the things we will do together for the 'First Time'
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Created 3 August 2018