First sail!

Finally got her out on the water! Sailed on Androscoggin Lake, with Levi as first mate Weather was sunny, with wind at approx. 8mph with gusts 10+ How did she do? Well, I didn’ go over, and she seemed spirited, when the wind cooperated. Managed to introduce the rudder to some rocks, only because I …

My first sailboat!

Recently towed this girl home…
Fun fact: was told it’s a 16′ O’ Day Daysailer …but not so much
So far, have not been able to identify the maker!

      • 14 ft LOA
      • 5.5 ft Beam

The below pics were taken in an effort to identify the maker of the boat.
So far, no one knows!

Sailboat Set2

Sail Away Part2

Well,  it’s only been 5 days since my post about my inability to sail a boat, and the quest to find one.. It’s hard to believe that I have since then, taken a first lesson sailing! On Fathers day yesterday, Levi & I went for 2 hours sailing with a fabulous instructor, on a lovely …

Sail away

As most of you know, I was in the United States Navy for 6 years. And although I know what geedunk, scuppers, and pink-bellies are, I could not hop in a 12 ft sailboat and sail it. I’ve never verbalised an official “bucket list”, but of late(past year ish), I’ve fancied myself sailing…really sailing. To …