Monthly Archives: March 2011

Back from St John

I just returned to Singapore this morning from St John in the USVI, via St Thomas, Puerto Rico, NYC, and Shanghai.  Quite a trip.  It was great to finally spend some time with Lee and Rachel, along with everyone else. … Continue reading

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Cleaning, organizing; chartplotter mount

It’s a period of not too much boat related activity.  Charlene and I were in Krabi last weekend.  This weekend we worked on cleaning up the boat, organizing, etc.  We gave the deck a much needed and long-overdue scrub, and … Continue reading

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Recent activity

I have been using Redmine for some time now as an issue tracking tool for all the various projects I’m working on (or need to work on) for Oia.  I’ve been using the same tool for a few years at … Continue reading


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Oven molding

I finally managed to finish all the staining and varnishing of the molding around the gimbaled oven.  It only took… three weeks.  It looks decently nice although it’s a bit darker than most of the rest of the finishing.  Here’s … Continue reading

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Radar; Doug’s gone

This weekend was spent entirely on a task — installing the radar — which really should have taken a couple hours but ended up gobbling up four days.  (That seems to be the storyline behind most of the things I’ve … Continue reading

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Insurance renewal

I renewed my policy with QBE Thailand.  Cost went down slightly thanks to no claims for a year. I asked my agent about broader coverage for trips farther afield.  He indicated there are “some problems on the world circuit right … Continue reading

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