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Interview on Channel News Asia

Just before we flew to NYC back in early February, Charlene and I were interviewed — along with another couple in One 15 Marina — by a Channel News Asia property program called SPEED about living aboard in Singapore.  Wayne … Continue reading


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Oven; DCSM; electronics; sea trial; engine

Another full weekend of installing things, fixing things, testing things, and generally getting ready to leave for Malaysia Wednesday morning. On Thursday (Thanksgiving!) I did some shopping in the morning and picked up various small electrical stuff.  I stopped by … 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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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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Saturday sail and BBQ

On Saturday, Charlene and I met up with my coworkers Brian and Harish, along with Harish’s wife, to finally bring the boat out in Singapore waters for the first time.  I was really glad to have Brian along: he sailed … Continue reading

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Alternator; starter batteries; LPG system

Saturday was a really productive boat day. In the morning, Jamal, a Malay marine electrician recommended by Neo of Best Marine, came by to help me with the alternator installation.  I’m pretty glad I got some help: I think I … Continue reading


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Video: tour of the cabin

One of the things I picked up in the US was a Kodak Playsport, which is a neat little waterproof HD video camera.  I just threw together a quick little video tour below decks; I’ll make another one soon above … Continue reading


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