Category Archives: Sailing and all things nautical

C-Head Composting Toilet Installed

The new C-Head toilet is open for business! Installation was simple, though figuring out how to install the toilet took some doing. The base is larger than the previous Jabsco marine toilet and the raised platform inside the head compartment … Continue reading

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Connecting Garmin 78sc to OpenCPN

My antiquated knotmeter is out of commission due to a broken transducer. I’ll keep looking for a replacement but in the meantime I decided on simplicity and will monitor speed using a handheld GPS, the Garmin GPSMAP 78sc. I also … Continue reading

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Pictorial: Boat Improvements 2013-05

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Before and After photos showing some of the work done April/May 2013 at Canal Boatyard in Seattle.

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Headless

Today my boat became headless. I spent this beautiful, warm, sunny day removing the horrifically foul smelling Electro Scan waste processor along with associated electronics, hoses, pipes, and toilet. The work was unpleasant but the change is welcome. In place … Continue reading

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Renewal

Last year got swallowed up by a new job and home renovations. But this is the year of the boat! While I had hoped to do all the boat projects myself, a few of the projects were simply too big. … Continue reading

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