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April 02, 2012



Wow. That was a productive day! Well done!

I had a productive day too. I retied the knot that had come undone in my adjustable hiking strap line. Then I "splashed" on the 1st.


Ah yes, the good old electrical tape trick when painting. Hope to use that this week!

Adam Turinas

Baydog, it never fails. I add an overlapping layer of masking tape above it.

TMan, good for you

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This is a seasonal ritual that has been going on since before anyone can remember.

The days start getting longer. It's warm enough to work in shirtsleeves. Things start stirring in boatyards up and down the east coast.

And Tillerman comes out of hibernation to razz you about boat maintenance.

Adam Turinas

It is becoming a great yachting tradition, up there with Cowes Week and the Newport-Bermuda


Okay, bottom is done. And yes, overlapping 1.5 inch blue tape means no mistakes. Usually

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How in the world did you get Alice up in time to cast off at 6 am?

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I’m a big fan of Arne Jacobsen and I’m thinking of purchasing one for myself.

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