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Bilge of Doom: The Downside of Warmer Weather   Leave a comment

When I really think about it, there is really only one thing about boat life that gets to me: the smell. Boat smell has never bothered me. The damp, salty air musty boat odor evokes my childhood aboard Unbroken Wings. Bilge smell, however, is very different and there is nothing pleasantly sentimental about it. Lee […]

Posted April 9, 2010 by Rachel in Getting started, Pictures

Lots of projects, lost keys, and our maiden voyage   Leave a comment

Pirat is starting to feel like home. Lee and I are getting better at walking around down below without hitting our heads on everything. We’re used to the slight roll of the boat in strong gusts of wind across our beam. Lee has been working on various projects and seems to have the heater working […]

Posted November 23, 2009 by Rachel in Getting started, Pictures

New England Fall   Leave a comment

Lee and I made it to Maine. We arrived at Lee’s parents house on Tuesday night but were eager to get down to the boat so we left for Rhode Island the next day. The leaves have all changed color and are still falling out of the trees. I have never experienced this kind of […]

Posted November 8, 2009 by Rachel in Getting started, Pictures

Brrrrrr! We’re going to live there?   Leave a comment

Lee’s parents visited Pirat in Rhode Island last weekend and were kind enough to send pictures of our boat in the most assembled state we’ve seen it in so far. Moving day is a little more than a week away and there is plenty to do. There are boxes to pack for the moving van, […]

Posted October 21, 2009 by Rachel in Getting started, Pictures