Voyages

These are the voyages of the sailing vessel, Wings.

19 August 2019 | Pension Tiare Nui
16 August 2019 | Pension Tiare Nui
15 August 2019 | Pension Tiare Nui
11 August 2019 | Apooiti Bay
10 August 2019 | Avea Bay, Huahine
08 August 2019 | Avea Bay, Huahine
05 August 2019 | Opunohu Bay
02 August 2019 | Marina Taina
01 August 2019 | Marina Taina
31 July 2019 | Marina Taina
30 July 2019 | Marina Taina
30 July 2019 | Marina Taina
27 July 2019 | Marina Taina
26 July 2019 | Marina Taina
25 July 2019 | Marina Taina
24 July 2019 | Marina Taina
23 July 2019 | Marina Taina
22 July 2019 | Marina Taina
18 July 2019 | Marina Taina
16 July 2019 | Marina Taina

Almost...

30 July 2019 | Marina Taina
William Ennis | middle 70s
We got the entire bilge painted with another coat of epoxy paint, and the "trough" forward of it. It looks nice and white, clean, and Conni and I hope that it remains so.

Interestingly, Conni and I had determined that with the engine out and the transmission facing outward, we could easily determine where the measurement went wrong that resulted in the engine feet being much too tall. That caused the entire problem since we had to remove material from the stringers to compensate. I discussed the problem with Adrian and after he made the measurements himself, he confirmed that it was his guy's error to blame, and not Beta's fabrication error.

The Team (Adrian, Gabriel, me) replaced the angle steel, fastened it, and set the engine in place. After some to-do, we got the alignment spot on, so we've got that right, finally. Paradoxically, we had to raise the engine a bit on all 4 corners.

We confirmed that the locations that we had marked for the motor mounts were correct, so Adriana and Gabriel removed the angle steel to drill the holes for the lag screws and drill and tap the holes for the motor mounts.

When those tasks were complete, back came the angle steel to be caulked and attached into place. We got that done and called it a day.

With ANY luck, we'll mount the engine tomorrow. Just imagine...
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Vessel Name: Wings
Vessel Make/Model: Passport 40
Hailing Port: Anchorage, Alaska
Crew: William Ennis and Constance Livsey
About: We've been married since 1991, and both retired from our respective jobs (teacher and attorney) after long careers. We live in the most exotic of the United States: Alaska. We cruise on Wings for half the year, enjoying our home state the other part of the year.
Extra:
We've sailed Wings Southward from Alaska since August, 2010. We joined the BajaHaha from SoCal to Mexico in 2012. We joined the Pacific Puddle Jump in 2013 and crossed the Pacific Ocean. Wings "over-summered" in French Polynesia. We continued our journey through western French Polynesia, [...]
Home Page: http://svwings.com
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