• Shiny


    I went to LA yesterday to take pictures of Prili's new paint job but alas it wasn't finished. She is looking good! Our plan is to bring her back tomorrow but th... Read more

    Posted on 19 September 2013 OUTDOORS, SEA
  • Our Blog is Moving

    Blog Moving

    We have learnt a lot this year, and know that we will have a bunch more still to learn: 1. ALWAYS use birth control!!!2. Never buy a used boat thinking that it'... Read more

    Posted on 16 September 2013 OUTDOORS, SEA
  • for Sale

    It breaks our hearts but we are putting Prili up for sale. I haven’t gotten a spec sheet together yet but if anyone is looking for an ox of a boat, here she is! Read more

    Posted on 12 September 2013 OUTDOORS, SEA
  • Putting Her Back Together

    Putting Back Together

    Tomorrow Carl plans on leaving out for Louisiana so we can haul her out to complete the paint job. You can pretty much see yourself in her reflection! Read more

    Posted on 04 September 2013 OUTDOORS, SEA
  • Coming Along

    Coming Along

    Slowly she’s coming along. The interior trim has been scuffed up and ready to varnish. The stove is in and doesn’t look so “easy bake oven” anymore. Read more

    Posted on 21 August 2013 OUTDOORS, SEA
  • O-oh


    That’s right we are baking a blob, a completely unplanned MEGA surprise of a blob. I’m still in my first trimester so it’s safe to say that I’m still in the... Read more

    Posted on 17 August 2013 OUTDOORS, SEA
  • Pictures of Windlass

    Pictures Windlass

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    Posted on 08 August 2013 OUTDOORS, SEA
  • Lighthouse Windlass

    These videos are pretty much for the help we're getting from Lighthouse. They have been extremely helpful trying to get our windlass up and running.This first... Read more

    Posted on 08 August 2013 OUTDOORS, SEA
  • Life Jackets

    Life Jackets

    I hate life jackets, my kids hate life jackets. What’s worse than lifejackets? Sunscreen, but that’s another post. Today we got via mail our new life jackets fo... Read more

    Posted on 30 July 2013 OUTDOORS, SEA
  • Fine Fine Floors

    Fine Floors

    We weren’t very kind to our floors when refitting the “mega yacht” and I thought they would never come good, but check them out! I really like that they have... Read more

    Posted on 27 July 2013 OUTDOORS, SEA
  • Wind Generator Woes

    Wind Generator Woes

    I am about ready to gouge out my eyes from looking at a computer screen for too long. I’ve been given the task to find a good wind generator. Read more

    Posted on 24 July 2013 OUTDOORS, SEA
  • Hanging at North Sails in NOLA

    Hanging North Sails NOLA

    All our sails are ready and so is the new tides track system. Replaced our half battens on the main to full, hmmm how am I going to fit it all in my... Read more

    Posted on 17 July 2013 DIARIES
  • Carl is Finally out of the Engine Room

    Carl Finally Engine Room

    After days and DAYS of work Carl got the little generator for the watermaker up and running. Had a lot of inverter problems but I had faith and he got ‘r done! Read more

    Posted on 09 July 2013 OUTDOORS, SEA
  • Rain, Paint, Mess and Broken Stuff

    Rain, Paint, Mess Broken Stuff

    The painters have started work on the boat and everything is a total mess! We’re painting the interior, they’re painting the exterior along with fighting our tw... Read more

    Posted on 07 July 2013 OUTDOORS, SEA
  • Getting Excited

    Getting Excited

    I have been working hard on the girls’ mattress covers. They turned out better than expected – I’m a crappy sewer. They have even passed the test of being jumpe... Read more

    Posted on 26 June 2013 OUTDOORS, SEA
  • Mattress Abuse

    Mattress Abuse

    I have completed my first mattress cover, two more to go. Also my first zipper. It wasn’t as hard as I thought it would be but the corners are far from pretty. Read more

    Posted on 23 June 2013 HOME
  • Dorade Heaven

    Dorade Heaven

    We really didn’t want dorades on the boat because they just take up deck space but we see now how hot the boat can get without them. Read more

    Posted on 21 June 2013 OUTDOORS, SEA
  • What If We Were in the Middle of the Ocean?

    What Were Middle Ocean?

    We had our first major but not so major injury over the weekend. My poor little wags broke not one but two bones in her pinky finger. The oh so small and pudgy... Read more

    Posted on 12 June 2013 OUTDOORS, SEA
  • Attack of the Wires

    Attack Wires

    What a mess! Carl starts to tackle the electrical systems today. Looks like a giant electrical octopus is about to bear hug the boat!! Read more

    Posted on 03 June 2013 OUTDOORS, SEA
  • Thanks Mum


    Don’t we all just hate those irritating group emails that typically come from family members? But there is about 1 in every 100 that are useful. Check out all... Read more

    Posted on 30 May 2013 OUTDOORS, SEA