SV THIRD DAY

Following a 4 year Cruise in Mexico, the Boren Family is living aboard in Morro Bay, CA for the kids to attend Morro Bay High School. Once that is done....who knows....

19 August 2016
31 May 2016
15 May 2016 | The Deck Project Day 1
11 March 2016
23 February 2016 | Morro Bay
13 December 2015 | Port San Luis, CA
27 September 2015
29 July 2015
17 July 2015 | Port San Luis, CA
04 April 2015 | Confessions of a Live Aboard Hobo
08 February 2015 | One Nnight Taco Stand
06 January 2015 | Talking about RO Membranes
23 December 2014
08 December 2014 | Rich was playing with the Camera Again
01 November 2014 | Or 2 Years Back in the States
08 September 2014 | Is it safe in an Anchorage
02 September 2014
09 August 2014 | 2900 Mile Round Trip

Back at Anchor in La Pause

08 June 2012 | The End Starts Here
Capt Rich
According to our GPS Chart plotter, we dropped our 60lb Drag-Q-R anchor in the La Paz Bay in the exact same spot that we pulled it to leave about 5 months ago. We love and trust our 100lb manson supreme anchor to hold us firmly in place where our secondary 60lb CQR just looks like a toy dingy anchor in comparison when hanging on the bow of this monster boat. But more scary than using our CQR anchor is using our secondary rode of all 3/4" nylon with only 15ft of 1/2" chain on the end! It looks like a piece of dental floss holding our boat in place and you can see the uneasy looks we are getting from the anchored boats around us.

We have been using our secondary anchor and rode since we left Barra de Navidad. The reason we are using our secondary anchor and rode is that we are preparing on sending our 300ft of 1/2 chain up to Mexicali to be re-galvanized. Our friends on SV Just a Minute just had their chain re-galvanized and after two years of full time anchoring, our chain is a complete rusty mess flinging rust on me and everything around when we deploy and retrieve our anchor.

The other major project about to start here in La Paz is having Diego start stripping the teak in our upper Salon. He did such a great job on our exterior teak, we decided to turn him loose on the boat interior. Just how far he gets will be determined by our eventual La Paz departure date for San Diego, sometime in July. I have some other projects that need to be done before the 1000nm trip affectionately known as "the Baja Bash", like rebuilding the helm hydrolic pump, re-working our main engine fuel system, tighten the rudder packing, repair the torn mainsail, and tighten the forestay. Not really too much to worry about going in, it's the new projects you FIND while working on the other ones that you always worry about on a boat!
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Vessel Name: THIRD DAY
Vessel Make/Model: 1977 Hudson Force 50
Hailing Port: Morro Bay, California USA
Crew: The Boren Family: Rich, Lori, Amy, Jason and Cortez the Cat
About: Admiral: Lori Boren, Master: Jason Boren age 16, 1st Mate: Amy Boren age 17
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And God said, Let the waters under the heaven be gathered together unto one place and let the dry land appear: and it was so. And God called the dry land Earth; and the gathering together of the waters called he Seas; and God saw that it was good...... and the evening and the morning were the THIRD [...]
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Laundry Day aboard THIRD DAY in Marina De La Paz
View of THIRD DAY in marina de La Paz 1
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Images of one of our favorite anchorages
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Created 15 October 2009
A tour of THIRD DAY's galley.
10 Photos
Created 16 August 2009
Photos of our new LED cabinn lights that use 1/10th the amount of power as our old school halogens.
4 Photos | 1 Sub-Album
Created 28 July 2009
Welding work in La Paz
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Created 27 July 2009
Images taken around Santa Rosilia
7 Photos
Created 27 July 2009
Photo Essay of the last two weeks at sea without internet access
6 Photos
Created 11 June 2009
Images of the Cruising Kids
3 Photos
Created 20 May 2009
When you buy a 28yr old boat with the plans of a multi-year cruise, you have lots of work!
6 Photos
Created 27 January 2008