Category Archives: Cool Stuff

Something Shiny and New

Several somethings, really. For several years we’ve had a couple of items that have been vexing us. We’ve finally addressed them. Dinghy Engine Our main dinghy engine is a work horse. A two stroke Yahama 15 HP, it’s the de facto engine for cruising boats outside the U.S. It’s reliable, Read On..

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Through the Panama Canal – the Gripping Conclusion

Alarms went off early the morning of December 4th as we awoke to prepare for the arrival of a new canal adviser.  We’d spent a quiet night tied up to the mooring buoy provided for us and were expecting, or rather hoping for, the arrival of our adviser a 6:00 Read On..

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Panama Canal…Continued

When last you tuned in (I hope) Evenstar was slipping towards the Panama Canal in the gloaming of the Panamanian twilight.  With our lines ready to go and our adviser on board we are ready to make our passage to the Pacific. Well, sort of.  Coming from North to South Read On..

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Panama Canal – Part One

Crossing the Panama Canal is one of those “Gotta See It” wonders of the world.  Of course we’d read about the canal in history class and intellectually you “know” about it.  But really getting an eyeful of this stunning engineering accomplishment is a bit humbling.  To realize it was built Read On..

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Dry Season on Dominica

That dramatic cloud…ends up on your head as rain. Apparently the rainy season in Dominica is in the high summer.  I’d really hate to see that, since the last five days in the “Dry Season” have felt like living in a monsoon. Dominica is the first of the islands with Read On..

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