Category: Boat Projects

Boat Repairs in Chaguaramas, Trinidad

The craziness in the tropical heat is about to end. John’s boat working fever finally has calmed down. Bad Bunny looks really shiny and sharp from the rub rail down. Unfortunately according to John, this just means we have to

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Boat Repair and Life in a Boatyard in Trinidad

We are living in a boatyard in Chaguaramas for now, to get “Bad Bunny” repaired and enhanced. This place is a main boat repair center in the Caribbean. All is easily accessible by walk or bike-ride here. We hired contractors

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Watch – Pulling the Mast out of S/V Bad Bunny

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Sailing from Suriname to Trinidad

(February 13 – 16, 2018) From Suriname (South America) to Chaguaramas in Trinidad, we sailed a total of 565 miles in 77 hours. On the second day, even including the slowdown for the autopilot repair, we still made our fastest

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Good Times with Friends in Bermuda and Boat Repair

During the sailing trip from North Carolina to Bermuda, we had three pretty important repairs to make on the boat for which we had to order the parts from the States; (1) order and replace a new voltage regulator on

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