Team Hodge is set to go for Victoria in the Race to Alaska on June 23rd, 2016. To help get the last final bits we need, We’ve commissioned Ellen Exacto to create a custom design and put together a limited edition T-shirt. On the front, the shirt features an image of George, the most steadfast Read More…
I did a shake down overnight trip to Poulsbo to test some of the new improvements and changes to the boat. The winds were from the south, witch made for a fast 3.5 hour passage with a fast yet leisurely reach across the sound. It was an event for the cruising set at the CYC Read More…
So, today and yesterday we got a double dose of good weather here in Seattle. I managed to make some significant progress I managed to get two costs of paint on the coamings and the areas that needed touching up, I got the Andersen bailer installed, and the electrical system completed.
Today, I managed to get up to Sea-Mar before they closed and get some hardener. From Harbor island to Fisherman’s terminal in 25 minutes! Once I got home, I got to work in the back yard, moving along with the hatch replacement. I’m happy to say the coaming install went well.
Work is progressing, slowly.
So this Friday I finally started the first round of upgrades and improvements to the boat. I pulled it out from under the tarp, stepped back, and took a deep breath.
No turning back now. The hat’s in the ring. I had to wait till after the holiday bills were taken care of, but I’m all paid up and registered.
So, here’s a start of a run down on what i’ll need to do to get ready to go.