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Teak Window Valances

In 2011, when we first got the boat, one of the first things we did was to remove the “flowery” curtains. First we replaced the curtains with with  blinds. It dramatically changed the look of the inside and helped make the … Continue reading

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Cruising Update

We’ve been neglecting our blog entries for a while so it’s time to catch up. The pictures below are random samples from our destinations so far this year that include; Sucia, Sucia, Sucia, Reid Harbor, Roche Harbor (Tollycraft Rendezvous), Steveston, … Continue reading

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Replacing a Starboard Port…….. wait…… what?

The portlight on the Starboard side was looking a little “worse for wear” The portlight was ugly, the trim ring was cracked, the bug screen was broken, the lens was cloudy and the outer silicon seal was falling out, so…. It was … Continue reading

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Battery and 12V DC Upgrade

This project began in the Fall of 2014 and turned into an almost complete upgrade and update of the 12 Volt DC system First a little background As far as I can tell, the boat came from the factory with 3 … Continue reading

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Desolation Sound

  We’ve wanted to go to Desolation Sound for some time. This year it finally happened. We started by cruising over to Gabriola Island on the first leg, then to Pender Harbour on the 2nd leg then to Grace Harbour, … Continue reading

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Catching up

Well, it’s been a while and we probably need to catch up on some of our cruising notes. We’ve had 2 long weekends in May this Spring at Sucia including the annual N Dock Pirates weekend. What FUN!   Then … Continue reading

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VHF Radios with DSC …. Connections make all the difference

Recently, I upgraded my VHF Radio Operators Certificate to include the endorsement for DSC (Digital Selective Calling) Digital Selective Calling and DSC VHF radios have been around for a while now but there seems to be some information out there that … Continue reading

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Early Winter Project…….New Flooring

First Winter Project this year is new flooring. For a couple of reasons we wanted to replace the flooring in the galley, head and stateroom in Tolly Roger. When we got the boat the “head” had been tiled with a … Continue reading

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2013 CANADIAN TOLLYCRUISERS RENDEZVOUS

With the Fall weather in full swing now this will likely be the last cruising entry for the year. Seems like the season went by too quickly but we had a good cruising year and already have some ideas for … Continue reading

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Summer Cruzin’

This year our first stop was Prevost Harbor and  Stuart Island State Park Prevost would be the meeting spot for Breakaway, Abraxis, Adagio and Untide! We walked, hiked, kayaked,played lots of games, relaxed, walked again and dinghy rafted for many “happy … Continue reading

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