Monthly Archives: September 2010

Paint; planning for Pulau Hantu

This morning I bought some paint for the lockers, cabinets, and other spaces inside the cabin.  I ended up grabbing a small can of oil based auto finishing paint (essentially Rustoleum, I think), which is high-gloss and durable.  I was … Continue reading

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Electrical; logging project

I spoke with the electrician yesterday.  He ordered a variety of parts, but the AC/DC panels won’t ship from the factory until October 8, so he won’t be able to do much work on the electrical system until then.  Another … Continue reading

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Doug’s here; clinometer; rails; etc

Doug arrived late Thursday night; I picked him up at the airport and later gave him a dead-of-night tour of Oia.  He’ll be hanging out for a while, which I hope will help spur on some boat activity (fixes, improvements, … Continue reading

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Cleaning below the waterline

At long last on Sunday I finally took some time to clean the hull below the waterline.  I hadn’t managed to do it yet since taking ownership of the boat in February, so it was in dire need of some … Continue reading

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Electrical; chandleries; scuba gear

Quite a few accomplishments today, although none of them at the boat and some of them a little expensive. Electrical system This morning, I went over various literature I’d gathered and notes I’d taken and wrote down a sort of … Continue reading

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Bali; gelcoat damage; planning

Back at the boat tonight after an extended weekend in Bali.  Charlene and I used my waterproof video camera there a couple times, first to capture the absurdity of a factory-style snorkling tour at Nusa Dua, and then to record … Continue reading

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Cleaning; scuba shopping

This weekend’s boat-related accomplishments were pretty mundane but at the same time absolutely necessary.  I busted out the World’s Most Expensive Brush and some car wash soap (good because it’s pretty mild and won’t harm the wax finish on the … Continue reading

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Back in Singapore; todo list

I’m back in Singapore (although it’s off again to Bali for a long weekend next week).  Oia didn’t sink, and it looks like the dinghy solution prevented further hatch leaks while I was gone.  I bought a couple small random … Continue reading

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