Our boat now has a new name, Foghorn Lullaby. With this name change we've also decided to pay a little bit to get rid of the WordPress ads and have our own domain. You can now find our new site at: https://www.foghornlullaby.com All the same posts and comments you see here are replicated there. And... Continue Reading →
CS34 Boom Vang Maintenance
Not really sure if it really needs maintenance but I decided to pull ours apart to learn how it works and see if anything needed to be replaced.
Isomat Boom Maintenance – taking it apart
I've been waiting for a while to figure out what's going on inside of our boom. We had difficulties last season with the reefing lines getting stuck when raising our main. We would have to pull the reefing lines out of the rear of the boom as we raised the main. We suspected it was mostly due to crud collecting in the boom, there were birds nesting in there before we purchased. We found a few surprises.
Spring prep – trip 2
Found a bit of time between kids activities to get out to the boat for a few hours this weekend. We were able to remove the winter cover and bring the boom home.
Lewmar Traveller Maintenance
Our traveller was due for some needed maintenance. Spent some time today cleaning it up.
When bored of winter, buy a new outboard!
Our dinghy outboard motor was getting a bit temperamental and we wanted something dependable and easy to use. All it took was one sales ad from Honda to purchase a new outboard now.
Our boat is surviving winter, we’re not
We spent the morning on the boat getting some measurements and making sure our boat's winterization was working.
We bought our new anchor!
We finally decided on our new anchor and picked one up from the Toronto Boat show.
Removing CS34 Sailboat Mast for Winter Storage
Time for the boat to be hauled out of the water. We were nervous since this was our first time but had experts at Wiggers take great care of us!
CS34 Mast and Boom
Some background information on the mast and boom on a CS34 sailboat.