This past fall we received some excellent feedback about our choice of the tri-matrix portlights from New Found Metals. It got me thinking and wondering what the stainless steel ones would look like so recently I purchased one of them to try out. Today I went out and dry fit it and snapped a few … More New Port Lights
I have lusted after a Rocna25 anchor for years now. They are fantastic, proven anchors and all of my mentors have a Rocna hanging from their bow. We have a Bruce which is also a great anchor however the Bruce was “properly” sized for the Alberg37 coming in at 20KG. That is great and probably … More A New Anchor!
2017 was a difficult year. I was completely consumed with a major acquisition and renovation project at work that required me to work 50-60 hour weeks and left me with no day off. Erin was pregnant for the later half and she describes her pregnancy as “difficult.” From an outside perspective, I would describe it … More Dreams and Tenacity
Erin and I are quite happy to announce the arrival of our twin boys, Jameson Thomas and Ronan Cornell. They were born 6 weeks early and had to spend a month in the neonatal intensive care unit but both of them are super healthy and they came home with us a couple weeks ago. The … More The Crew Has Arrived
Over the last month I have meticulously tracked down the last two little leaks in the boat. One was up in the V-berth and required me sticking my head into a locker about the size of my head to finally see where it was coming from and the other was a complete mystery. I knew … More The last lingering leaks
I am determined to get the deck ready for a coat of epoxy primer. My imagination runs with a picture of a solid white deck that seems to be some sort of self imposed milestone in this project. To me, it feels like a halfway point though I know it is still just part of … More Filling more holes
It totally blows my mind how many holes have been drilled into this poor boat. In the small portion of the aft end of the boat that I have been working on there are over 200 holes in the deck alone! Holes for mounting hardware, holes for electrical cables, holes to mount the cap rail, … More Filling in the multitude of holes