Maintenance Update

Peter, the refrigeration tech, diagnosed the freezer problem as a defective cold plate.John, my neighbor, and myself, pulled the freezer apart and discovered the cold plate had lost the eutectic mixture.I fixed the leak and filled it with an antifreeze/water mix. ...

A Short Cruise to Maine 2019

A Short Cruise to Maine       We left Fire Island Inlet on 2 September, 2019, Hurricane Dorian was still trashing the Bahamas but it seemed safe enough to get a start on the cruise on my well-traveled Westsail 42, Fiona. For crew I had Will and Al, neither had much...

Fiona Arrived in Patchogue

Fiona arrived in Patchogue at lunchtime Monday.   A nice sail directly from Cuttyhunk Island.  We logged about 800 nm in the 4 week cruise to Maine.   Apart from Hurricane Dorian at the start we had glorious weather.