Author Archives: Jeremy

There and Back Again

there and back again There’s something magical about going cruising the first time. There’s so much loaded into that journey, so many nay-sayers and personal doubts. So many boats sitting on the dock, while owners spend weekend after weekend getting … Continue reading

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May 2017, boat work

Sailing magazines and blogs often are filled with gorgeous pictures of hammocks and perfect waves. Margaritas with umbrellas on white sand beaches. Fabulously plated meals against a backdrop of water-drenched sunsets. They leave out the other stuff. The dirty, messy, … Continue reading

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Checking engine valve clearance

Yanmar 3YM30 A few years ago, I replaced Calypso’s trusty 1976 Sabb GSP diesel with a new Yanmar 3YM30. The new engine is smaller in every dimension: length, width, height, and weight, yet cranks out 29 HP – albeit at 3600 … Continue reading

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Chesapeak Bay Summer Cruise 2015

A little footage from our summer cruise up the Chesapeake…

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Hauling for Winter

Making use of the last 70+ degree day of the year to haul Calypso for the winter.  I took her around Stove Point, from FBYC to Chesapeake Boat Works – where there are now 3 BCCs hauled out!

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