Putting the Boat to Bed

Our first season of cruising is sadly coming to an end. We are putting HYDROQUEST to bed for the summer (and hurricane season).  We are scheduled to haul out at Marina Fonatur in La Paz on Tuesday.  We have a long to-do list but have been working hard and are getting things done.  More details later...

Nose to the grindstone

It's not all fun and games. We've just spent three long, hot, sweaty days with heads in the engine, battery compartment, or bilge. No more sunshine and margaritas - just tools, hoses, wires, parts, clamps, connections, coolant, and a fair amount of cussing. I am constantly amazed by my husband's (inate?) knowledge of how to install, maintain, and fix these things … Continue reading Nose to the grindstone