Monthly Archives: May 2010

Old stereo removed; etc

In preparation for some new stereo shopping with Charlene this coming weekend (after an initial reconnaissance mission last weekend), I removed the old stereo tonight.  It’s a pretty straightforward Sony car stereo, not sure how old, with an external CD … Continue reading

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Slow weekend

Didn’t actually spend much time at the boat this weekend, and so got pretty much nothing done.  Saturday, Charlene and I went back over to Constant Wind and rented a Laser just as a big thunderstorm was approaching.  The conditions … Continue reading

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Life vests; electrical stagnation

Made another order for some stuff from West Marine, sent home, which I’ll pick up in June.  Bought two nice inflatable life vests with built in harnesses, a set of international code set flags, and a small American flag to … Continue reading

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Alternator; electrical; etc

Spent quite a while the other night researching alternators.  The electrician who took my dead alternator called over the weekend and suggested it’d cost ~S$600 to repair, and ~S$1200 to replace, which went contrary to all the other advice I’ve … Continue reading

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Cleaning; fixing; outboard; etc

It was a long weekend in Singapore, sort of: Labor Day here was on Saturday, so Voxel nicely declared Monday a day off, even though it’s not technically a public holiday here. So, even though Saturday was mostly spent dinghy … Continue reading

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Laser sailing

I took a break from working on Oia today and instead went with Charlene, Mike, Brian, and Alex to Constant Wind, way out on the East Coast of Singapore, and rented a Laser Bahia to sail around for a while. … Continue reading

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