Captain


About Captain

Over 10 years sailing and over 3500 miles under our keel. Was an engineer (EE) for over 30 years, then after moving into management, decided that the corporate world was no longer for me. Recently retired and now we live aboard and sail the California coast.






We’ve managed to muddle though quite a bit of our punch list, but there are things that still need to be done before the next shakedown. Some things are more important than others, like installing the watermaker so that we can test it, but everything on here really needs to […]

Punch List Update




The question that everyone that is going for extended cruising/voyaging asked at some point in their planning. How much is enough? You can never really have too much, but not having enough can be a real pain. Below is a screen shot of a spreadsheet I created to help me […]

How Much Solar?





As with all sailors, we have to be flexible when making plans. The whole point of moving aboard and planning our sailing careers is that we no longer have to adhere to a schedule, so if we change our minds about sailing here or there, it’s okay! Our original plan […]

The Plans Change