Tag Archives: Alberg 30

And Now It’s Summer

It’s summer 2019, and we’ve made changes, seen more high water, enjoyed the green around us, watched birds and animals… Continue reading

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Where Did Summer Go?

Summer has flown past. Where did those mostly hot and humid months go? They seem to have vanished in a flurry of things that we wanted to do and things that needed to be done. We started with things we … Continue reading

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Spring!

Spring – a changeable season that brings its own delights and challenges here in the marina… Continue reading

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Flashback February?

Today it’s snowy and windy. For the past month we’ve seen far too little sun – days have been short and skies have been grey. So my thoughts turned to sun, and then to sea and memories thereof, and I decided to repost this from our other, older cruising blog. From December 2006 and January 2007… Continue reading

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Goodbye December, Hello 2017

Every winter is different, and it pays not to take anything for granted. “Be prepared” should always be the motto of the sailor and the liveaboard. That said… Continue reading

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Under Cover for Winter

To sum up: the challenges, we learned, were to build a cover that stands up to the wind, does not allow snow or rain to accumulate, gives us space to go forward along the deck to do things like put water into our tanks or tighten dock lines, and stays down and in place in even the windiest conditions. Each year we’ve managed to do a little better by solving the problems of the year before, and this winter we planned to keep improving. Continue reading

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A Weekend Full of Sailing

Of sailing and racing, lots of and too little wind, and ripped sails… Continue reading

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