Author: allen

Quest for Bubbly Water

We consume lots and lots of soda water. Buying and storing soda water in cans/plastic bottles, and even refilling a SodaStream machine, wasn’t working for us. We needed to up our game so I learned how to build our own carbonator.

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Helia Mainsail Headaches

One complaint we have with the Helia is the mainsail. The combination of the square top and the roach provide extra sail area for the same mast height but complicates the hoisting of the sail.

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Where We Are

In Nov 2021, we made a 5-day offshore passage from Virginia to the northern Abaco islands in The Bahamas. We're now in the Jumentos and Ragged Islands in the southern part of the country.

Where We’re Headed

In January we’ll move north and return to our favorite Exuma island chain until April 1, when we’ll sail to Florida for boat maintenance and to determine our next destination…any guesses?

Where We’ve Been

Maine 2019

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