I have been considering and reconsidering all the things I would love to do with the West Wight Potter 19 #WWP19. Two or three ideas which I think would do the most to make the boat a truly useful long-distance cruiser require substantial alteration to the cabin.
Every year they send me spam, especially now around the holidays. Sometimes it is information on how to register to vote. More often it is a beg for money. Most years it just gets added to the spam list.
Every so often, hopefully, I click on the ‘unsubscribe’ link.
It is winter. It is winter and I want to work on a little boat. It is winter and I want to work on a little boat, and where possible I want to ‘buy local’. And the first thing I want to buy local is a heater, but the only portable electric heater made in Canada I can find is not for sale in Canada.
Even the OEM website only sells to US postal codes in US dollars.
Yesterday we drove down to the southern end of the Kitsap Peninsula to retrieve a little trailerable sailboat. It was more an adventure than initially planned with weather, schedules, and traffic all conspiring against us. Plus, of course, it is nearly Solstice, so here in the northern hemisphere it was dark when we left, got up to a brightness of gloomy, before retreating back to dark with regions of light-to-thick fog. Continue reading “No longer boatless”
Every so often, while digging through #genealogy records, one discovers something which should have been an interesting family story but apparently never was. In this case, the mystery father of Arthur’s step-children.
One of my VPN providers has a nifty feature to constantly monitor its network and select the best exit port for my device based on actual network latency. In a way, this is hyper-capitalism in real-time.