First Passage

I was starting to wonder if this day would ever come. After spending three extra weeks at Snead Island Boat Works to prepare Mojo for a new life in the water, we are now ready to sail her 100 miles down Florida’s west coast to Port Charlotte.  We look forward to tackling some needed repairs…

Sailing Through a Week of Work

Over the last week, we’ve made some real progress! It took Roger, the mechanic, several days to finish working on our engine, but as he said when he finally finished, “I got to your engine in the nick of time, and I’ve basically saved its life”. In truth, he is a little like a surgeon,…

In The Water!

Today we got the boat in the water! And……(wait for it)……it didn’t sink!  Huzzah! Aaaah – what a good feeling to see the boat back in the water where it belongs. It’s a weird thing to see such a large, heavy displacement, blue-water boat out of the water in storage. It definitely doesn’t belong there,…