Archives for: June 2008

Having a movement down below

No 2 has very brown hands today by all accounts, fumbling around in the bowels where that sun don't shine... The ballast from the forecabin, as yet untouched by the hand of 'trawler conversion', has been relocated apparently. All good stuff been itchi… more »

match abandoned

Well, like I said, best laid plans of mice and men.... it just didn't happen. Everything aboard ship shape and ready for the off, Drilled some more holes in the bottom of the boat so any water we might take would have somewhere to go, I even tidied up… more »

here fishy fishy fishy

right then, best laid plans of mice and men. Hydraulics No 4 looks good to go, final adjustments to make tomorrow, need to construct a rubber mount for the shaft to dampen any stray vibrations and that's it sorted. It will unfortunately mean I will hav… more »

Finally Back in the Tyne

And with many thanks to Tommy Neptune for the picture, Pansy making her entrance to the tyne more »

What Smoking Ban??

Its been a strange few weeks since we got back, all manner of calamities preventing us from getting to grips with the old girl and from getting the blog updated, such that I've now taken to advising anyone that meets me to visit both their doctor and the… more »

Crispins Revenge

Maybe the yacht Crispin has supernatural powers and has read the comments from Peterhead, but strange things have been afoot recently. Had a wee jaunt down the river to give the MK3 hydraulic steering system a go, lovely day, plod out of the piers, bit… more »