Take It Easy is fixed!

Since our return from our Summer Cruise, it has been all go.  We had a few major things to attend to following our altercation with the storm at Jamieson Bay in the Furneaux Islands: repairs to the frame supporting our solar panels, dinghy davits and wind generator, and fixing the wind generator itself, which as…

Back to boat work!

We returned from our cruise nearly three weeks ago and the transition back to work has been… well… hard is a polite way of describing it. We were on board Take It Easy for the weekend, not so much to go sailing – we did none of that – but to start working on the To Do…

Sand-Tape-Paint

We were back on Take it Easy on the Melbourne Cup extra-long weekend to continue our boat maintenance marathon.  On the program: re-lining the cabin roof after the sail track leaks debacle, hand sanding the fiddly bits around the winches and other deck gear, undercoating, taping and painting. It sounds eminently doable in 5 days;…

Cosmetic Work on Take It Easy

We are getting some cosmetic work done inside our boatie: new floating floors, kitchen bench and stove top.  We visited Take It Easy last weekend, to check out the progress. It was just a look and see rather than a sailing weekend given the lousy weather. It is getting there! 

Pedicure for Bengie

Not sailing, grooming the cat!

You probably have noticed that we have not posted about sailing for a while…  It is winter, very chilly on the water, and even on sunny weekends when we can be tempted to venture on board our catamaran, only a few short hours are at a bearable temperature! Our little chicken bones don’t like the…