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LiFePO4 Batteries (again)

Really techie! Jess has been discussing, within my ear sight, solar power for the apartment in Denver for a while now. I have been selectively ignoring the whispers that make it through to my ears until recently. Quarantine and all… … Continue reading

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Quarantine hobby or life?

We got back in Denver March 25th after a couple weeks in Marina Mazatlan, where we left s/vHajime for the season(?). A a bus from Mazatlan to Puerto Vallarta and a plane ride to Denver and we were greeted by … Continue reading

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Synthetic Standing Rigging

What we did, first we ordered following materials: From Jimmy Green Dynice Dux 8mm: https://jimmygreen.com/dynice-dux-fibre-rigging/77930-100-metre-reel-deal-dynice-dux#/669-diameter-8mm From Ebay and Downwind Marine, Hayn Toggle jaw: http://www.downwindmarine.com/Hayn-Threaded-T-Bolt-Toggle-Jaws-Stainless-Steel-p-90890947.html From Defender Dyneema 1/8″ whipping line: https://www.defender.com/product.jsp?path=-1&id=3507612 From Wally world online??? THIMBLES: https://www.walmart.com/ip/5-Pc-5-16-HEAVY-DUTY-Stainless-Steel-316-Marine-Wire-Rope-Chain-THIMBLE-Rig-Anchor-Boat/420171805 From Amazon, Scissors … Continue reading

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On the hook, and some techie stuff…

Hi all, and  of course the two of you know…! Matachen Bay was great, as always, we got to see friends at Playa Hermosa restaurant.  Alisia and Varo keep cuatomers happy!  Same place we always stop for great food and … Continue reading

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On the rode again???

Yes, sorry for the punny title…  Specially to the two of you! Not a lot to tell. We did plan the departure for the high tide at 9:57AM Monday January 13.  Plans plans plans. Plan was to get fuel at … Continue reading

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Life goes on, 2020

Hi All, and yes you guessed it, especially to you two! After the rescue at sea… Life goes on and we are doing pretty well at shaking out all the stuff that goes along with a long night at sea, … Continue reading

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Something exciting happened on the way to Mazatlan, or MAYDAY MAYDAY MAYDAY

Hello All (again), and you two again! First Jessica’s FACEBOOK post on the trip, then some screen shots and the like… Jess’ post: Here is one way to start the New Year. Take a little journey with me from La … Continue reading

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Settling into BOAT 2019

Hi to all, especially to you two! We launched s/v Hajime from Marina Seca Guaymas last Saturday, Nov 30, spent a few days on the docks at Marina Fonatur Guaymas and then sailed up to San Carlos Bay Thursday December … Continue reading

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SPLASH 2019

Hi All, or you two… We are in the water. Saturday at 7:00 AM we were scheduled to be first in line to be lifted by the yard travel lift and placed into the bay here in Guaymas, Sonora MX.  … Continue reading

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Guaymas 2019 – In the boat yard…

Hi ALL, or the two of you! We are in the boat yard at Marina Guaymas. If you need to get here in a taxi while in Guaymas, you ask for “Las Playitas”!  Las Playitas is the neighborhood which has … Continue reading

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