It’s been another long day today! We were up at 5am for breakfast and back to the boat to arrange things before being dropped from the slings into the water. The launch went very smoothly (although my dad was a
Tomorrow’s the big day! We go in the water at around 6:45am CST. Right now we’re hanging helplessly in the Marine TraveLift slings about 4ft off the ground.
The much anticipated day has arrived. Today we applied the bottom coat of anti-fouling paint to Carpe Diem. This project has been the source of great anxiety for my dad. He actually told me that he would lay awake at
With the majority of the VC-17 removed during the prior day, all that was left to do was patch up the spots where we got a little bit too aggressive with the sanding and removed parts of the epoxy barrier
Our first major project is under way! We had a very big day today. Our goal was to have the existing bottom coat of Interlux VC-17 completely stripped down to the epoxy primer aka “barrier coat.” And, I’m happy to
It was a pretty exciting first day living on the boat in Sturgeon Bay. I was able to wrangle a tech position with the marina where Carpe Diem is being stored (CenterPointe). I spent the entire 10 hour day underneath
It’s that time of year again! When the weather was just warm enough to justify a trip to Sturgeon Bay to take the shrink wrap off the boat. It was a chilly 36F, but it was all worth it! We had