Dolce Far Niente – What does that mean? The best way I can translate this Italian concept is: The Sweetness of Doing Nothing. We did’t plan anything for this Sunday other than packing the radio and a cooler full of water and beer. A strange concept for most people these days with life being the way it is. We are constantly worrying about how we … Continue reading Dolce Far Niente
The first thing anyone would say when they found out we were spending 4th of July weekend at Disney was “hell no” or “you guys are crazy!” Independence Day at the parks is expected to be insanely busy especially when the fireworks are to go off. But if it is one thing Disney knows how to do well, it is to move people. This isn’t … Continue reading Hanging at Walt Disney World for Independence Day and Apple’s Birthday
We got a new bimini top for our Catalina 22 sailboat and it turned out to be higher than the boom. It was the perfect size otherwise so we decided to cut it down and make it fit. Take a look at our step by step process. See you on our next adventure! Follow and Subscribe so you get notified about our next adventure! Help … Continue reading Fitting a New Bimini Top to Our Catalina 22
Now that we have new (to us) cushions for Luna our plan is to try them out. It took forever to get the covers off the cushions and dry them out. The zippers were all jammed and it took a lot of WD-40 and messing with them using pliers but we got them to open so the covers could be washed. The foam was soaked. … Continue reading Camping on Our Catalina 22 Sailboat
After stripping “Freebie” for all she’s worth, and obtaining several thousand dollars worth of things, we couldn’t give the hull away. The only option left was to take her to the county dump. We’re grateful to the couple who gave her to us but the reality was she was very old and not in the best of shape so we didn’t find it worth taking her … Continue reading Dumping Our Boat
Since Luna was still anchored we decided to bring some of our new treasures to her and hang out for the evening. We slip our new cushions into the v-berth of our 1983 Catalina 22 and see if we can sleep 2 adults comfortably. Watch and find out! See you on our next adventure! Follow and Subscribe so you get notified about our next adventure! Help … Continue reading New Cushions for Luna
We Got a Catalina 22 for free! A very generous couple gave us a 1973 Catalina 22 with no strings attached and it has quite a few of the very expensive parts we’ve been missing from Luna. Watch it here! Luckily Rob likes to take a peak at all the sites and see whats for sale from time to time. I mean, that’s how we … Continue reading We Got a Free Boat!
We install a new Panther by Marinetech 55-0416 Outboard 4-stroke bracket on our Catalina 22 sailboat. Here’s what we used: Marinetech 55-0416 Marine 4 – Stroke Bracket: https://amzn.to/2WsSbod CRC Marine White Lithium Grease: https://amzn.to/2HFkoEQ 3M Marine Adhesive/Sealant Fast Cure 4200: https://amzn.to/2HGE5wf See you on our next adventure! Follow and Subscribe so you get notified about our next adventure! Help support our adventures. Become a Patron … Continue reading New Outboard Motor Bracket for our Our Catalina 22