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Dodger glass; visitors; shopping; engine

Last weekend there were elections in Singapore, which meant Monday was yet another holiday.  Still, I didn’t get quite as much done aboard the boat as the previous weekend. The main task continues to be replacing all the dodger glass. … Continue reading

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Fan; baking; dodger glass; foot pump; dinghy; etc

It was a busy long weekend at the boat (Monday was Labor Day in Singapore).  I started Saturday by making my usual rounds at Jalan Besar looking for various hardware.  I was surprised to find that even Poey Huat, which is … Continue reading

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Oven trim; engine cleaning; dodger glass; sore toe

This weekend there was a lot of shopping and not really a lot of accomplishing, or so it felt. I did a few random jobs on deck: replacing fender ropes on a couple fenders, seizing shackles on the Bruce anchor … Continue reading

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Radar; hatch; trim; etc

A second weekend in a row with not all that much progress to show.  In fact, so little progress that for once I don’t even have any pictures of the stuff I worked on this weekend. Friday morning I went … Continue reading

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Hatch; dodger glass; TV

It was kind of a lax weekend at the boat — it seemed like a busy weekend spent elsewhere, mostly.  However, a few things did get done.  On Thursday Doug and I finally got the new hatch mounted and sealed. … Continue reading

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Gong xi fa cai; anemometer; hatch

Last weekend was a busy one, with a few nice accomplishments aboard Oia and a lot of Chinese New Year festivities. Wednesday night was CNY Eve.  Doug managed to get some tickets aboard the Singapore Flyer, which was surprisingly empty, … Continue reading

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Rain, rain, (and engine issues) go away

It was a washout of a weekend in Singapore.  The Northeast Monsoon finally decided to get kind of monsoony.  Shame the hatch is still out of my deck.  Partly due to the rain, it was a weekend of half successes … Continue reading

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Battery straps/fuses; shopping; hatch

It was another mostly busy weekend.  Friday I headed for the boat in the early afternoon and spent the first half of the day dismantling the house battery wiring, pulling out the house batteries, and installing some battery hold-down straps. … Continue reading

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Fuel line; anemometer; cosmetics

On Saturday, I finally removed the leaky fuel line from the engine, with quite a bit of difficulty as it was not very reachable, down in the depths of the engine compartment and obscured by a lot of other stuff … Continue reading

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Hatches

Ordered a Bomar 900-series low profile hatch to replace one of the existing hatches.  Probably I’ll start with the one above the couch, which is currently leaking.  I could just rebed it to fix the leak, but all the hatches … Continue reading

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