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October 2017

01 Sunrise on

our Channel

02 Mid Shelf

for storage

03 Lower storage

04 Shelf in place

05 Dinghy & Davits

06 Dinghy Cover

07 Relocating Grill

08 Relocating Grill

09 Grill in use

10 New Hatch window

11 Pirates and Witches

12 Pirates and Witches

13 Pirates and Witches

the food

14 Pirates and Witches

more food

15 Pirates and Witches

16 Pirates and Witches

17 Pirates and Witches

18 Pirates and Witches


20 Dawn Pirates

and Witches


21 Turbo Convention


22 Spray unit

23 Neighbor's horse

24 Carrots for the

neighbor's horse

25 Cow and calf

26 Dawn and I

27 Mowing

28 Mowing

29 Sunset on the channel


September 2017

01 Preparing the boat

02 Removing Sails

03 The Other Dock

04 Placing the stern anchor

05 Placing the CQR across the Channel

06 Cleaning the Dinghy

07 Getting some water

08 Storing everthing in the Shed

09 Moved the Cars Under Shelter

10 Removed Pedestal Cover

11 View Before

12 Boat Tied up at the End

13 Breakfast that morning

14 View out the port

15 View out the port

16 View out the port

17 Our Thoughts

18 Skid Marks

19 Tire Fender

20 Roof and Screen Damage

21 Vollkswagen

22 Pop Top

23 Carport

24 Carport

25 Part of the dock

26 Fallen Tree

27 Shower on the boat

28 All Boats Safe

29 Down the Street

30 Wal-Mart Parking Lot

31 More Rain

33 New Thermal Cooker


August 2017

01 Bread Storage

02 Bread Storage

03 Mandolin Slicer

04 Hand Mixer Blender Chopper

05 Multi-Purpose Sprayer

06 Trial Root Cellar

07 Dinghy on Davits

08 Overview

09 Cover

10 Cover

11 Cover and Straps

12 Access to drain

13 Relocating Grill

15 Grill with heat shield

Grill with heat shield

16 Grill in use

17 Parts for Pulley

18 Pulley for Outboard Support

19 Pulley for Outboard Support

20 Dinghy Bilge Pump

21 Dinghy Bilge Pump

22 Bracket Fabrication

23 Mast Brackets

24 Mast Brackets

25 Whisker Pole Mount

26 Whisker Pole Mount

27 Bill Brut's Marina

28 Looking out the bay by Indian River

29 Dawn escaping

30 Inside Mystic Dunes Condo

31 Mystic Dunes Pool

31 Waterslide Mystic Dunes

32 Oishi Japanese Restaurant

33 The Fish House

34 Dawn cooking in the Fish House


July 2017

00 Mess at the beginning

01 Raw Materials

02 Cut Shape

03 Cut Shape

04 Cut Shape

05 Cross Section

06 View of Support Legs

07 Overview 2 each

08 First Layup

09 First Layup

10 First Layup

11 Comparison

12 Ready to Trim

13 Saving Old Base

14 Another Layer

15 Continued Layup

16 Continued Layup

17 Marking Layups

18 Cutting and Marking Divinycell

19 Applying Divinycell

20 Cross Section View

21 First Layer of Divinecell

22 New Davits

23 Pulley Detail

24 Pulley Detail

25 Pulley Detail

26 Pulley Detail


27 Scaffold

28 Attaching to Base

29 Attaching to Base

30 Attaching to Base

31 Attaching to Base

32 Forming Leg Supports

33 Attaching Leg Supports

34 Attaching Leg Supports

35 Bonding Divinycell Base

36 Bonding Divinycell

37 Support Divinycell

38 Divinycell Bonding

39 Base Divinicell Reenforcement

40 Complete Davits Ready for continued Layup

41 View of Base Gaskets

42 View of Base Gaskets

43 Reenforcement for Pully Mount

44 Fillers

45 Fillers

46 First Coat of Fiberglas over Divinycell

47 Mark after Sanding

48 Attaching Divinycell Cap

49 Attaching Divinycell Cap

50 Attaching Divinycell Cap

51 Attaching Divinycell Cap

52 Attaching Divinycell Cap

53 Attaching Divinycell Cap

54 Attaching Divinycell Cap

55 Filling gaps in Bond

56 Attaching Divinycell Cap

57 Attaching Divinycell Cap

58 Fiberglassing Cap

59 View of Fiberglassed Cap

60 Fabricating Braces

61 Fabricating Braces

62 Laminating Braces

63 Overview of Davit and Brace

64 Locating Brace Cutouts

65 Final Layer of Divinycell

66 Compleated Divinycell Lamination

67 View of Pully Mount Reenforcement

68 Pully Mount Reenforcement

69 Fiberglass Lamination

70 Fiberglass Lamination

71 Prep for Next Layer

72 Overview Sanding First Layer

73 Overview Sanding First Layer

74 Overview Sanding First Layer

75 Ironing fiberglass

76 Overlap cloth on arms

77 Overlaped layers top and sides

78 Apply finish coat

79 Apply finish coat

80 Apply finish coat

81 Sanded to fine finish

82 Locate for cross braces

83 First Layer of Tape

84 Laminated Braces

85 Laminated Braces

86 Laminating Divinnycell to braces

87 Divinycell

88 Pulley and rope assembly

89 Pulley Detail

90 Attaching to boat

91 Attaching to boat

92 Overview

93 Notch Braces

94 Notch Detail

95 Fit Braces

96 Rope Guide

97 Locate Line Clearance

98 Mark Line Clearance

98 Notch Braces

99 Notch Braces

100 Attach Cross Brace

101 Attach Cross Brace

102 Attach Cross Brace

103 Attach Cross Brace

104 Overview



June 2017

Volkswagen Camper

Volkswagen Camper

New Boat

White Pelican

Air Conditioner

High Water

High Water

Past ESA President -Hugh Moore

Steve Rosen

New ESA President

New ESA President - Robert Domke

Hugh's Trophy

New ESA Board

Arm Before Stitching

Arm After Stitching

Clean and healing


New Davits


May 2017

Alabama Motel

Texas - Ron's Goat

Texas - Clementine

Texas - Morning Walk

Texas - Church

Texas - Junk store

Texas - Morgan's Junk Store

Jasper, Texas - Antique Loom at Jasper Museum

Texas - Jasper, Downtown

Texas - Jasper, Courthouse

Texas - Jasper, Sculpture

Texas - Jasper, Sculpture

Texas - Jasper, Downtown

Texas - Jasper, Downtown Gazebo and View

Flight layover at LA

Lake Tahoe - Our Hotel

Lake Tahoe - Samuel Clemens Sculpture

Lake Tahoe - View across the lake

Lake Tahoe - Anchored Boats

Lake Tahoe Snow

Lake Tahoe Marina

Lake Tahoe - Classic Buick Skylark

Lake Tahoe - View From Harrah's

Carson City Governor's Mansion

Virginia City

Virginia City Silver Queen

Virginia City Silver Dollar Portrait

Virginia City Opera House

Virginia City Emporium

Virginia City Overview

Virginia City Overview

Virginia City Ore Cart

Virginia City Ore Transport

Virginia City Water Wheel Sluce

Virginia City Mine Equipment

Virginia City Assay Furnace

Virginia City Old Truck

Virginia City Old Truck

Virginia City Comstock Monument

Virginia City Comstock Plaque

Virginia City Pony ExpressPlaque

Flight Back to Houston

Cajaun Tails, Lake Charles

New Neighbor

New Neighbor

Country Home Camper

back home

Country Home Camper

front view

VW Interior 1

VW Interior 2

VW Interior 3


April 2017

Miami Dock

Miami Along The Causeway

Miami Container Docks

Miami Container Docks

Miami Bay Overview

Miami Skyline

More Miami Skyline

Miami Marina

Cruise Ship Art

Cruise Ship Art

Our Cabin

"Orlando" our Room Steward

First Sunset at Sea

Passing Ship

Saint Thomas Bay

Saint Thomas Bay

Saint Thomas Bay

Saint Thomas Dock

Saint Thomas Docks

Saint Thomas Dock from Our Deck

Saint Thomas Business

Saint Thomas Kmart

Saint Thomas Overlook

Saint Thomas Homes

Saint Thomas Cliff Homes

Saint Thomas Inlet near Megan's Bay

Saint Thomas - Dawn and Charlie

Saint Thomas - Charlie at Megan's Beach

Saint Thomas Megan's Beach

Saint Thomas Overlook

Saint Thomas Overlook

Saint Thomas Private Yard

Saint Thomas

Saint Thomas Senor Frog's

Saint Thomas Panorama

Leaving Saint Thomas Dock

Sunset from the Ship

NCL wake

Tortola Panorama

Tortola Bay from the Deck

Tortola Bay With Anchored Boats

Tortola Dock and Entry

Tortola Markets

Tortola Downtown

Tortola House Built around a Rock

Tortola Marina

Tortola - Origina Mini-Cooper

Tortola - They Drive Funny

Tortola Pier Park

Tortola Cruise Ship Dock

Tortola - Life Boat Practice

Tortola Barges in the Bay

Leaving Tortola - Sailboats at anchor

Nassau Docking

Nassau Waterfront

Nassau Docks

Nassau Beach

Nassau Treasure Island

Nassau Schooner on the Dock

Nassau Government House

(Passport Stamped)

Nassau Internantional Finance District

Nassau Street

Nassau Townhouse

Nassau Pirate Museum

(Closed for Good Friday)

Nassau - Senor Frog's

Nassau Horse and Buggy Ride

Nassau Policeman

Nassau Monument to

Queen Victoria


Towel Art - Elephant

Towel Art - Penguin

Towel Art - Seal

Towel Art - Seal

Towel Art - Mouse

Tug Back Home in Miami


March 2017

Sunset over the bay

Birds eye view of Dawn Treader

View from across the channel

Rare photo of Dawn


Dinner II

Lunch on the way to Tybee Islan

Tybee Lighthouse

Tybee Lighthouse

Tybee Lighthouse

Gun implacement

Downtown Tybee

Beach at Tybee

Beach at Tybee

Savannah River

Across Savannah River

River walk Savannah

Candy Factory

Cabin at Kitty Hawk

View from the cabin



Evening at the cabin

Across the way from the cabin

Big Andirondack chair at Walmart, Kitty Hawk

Wright Memorial

Panorama from Wright Monument

Wright Brothers workshop

Bronze Sculpture

Bronze sculpture from behind

Pirate cove

Marina at Roanoke

Marina at Roanoke

Walkway to beach at Kill Devil Hill

Beach at Kitty Hawk

Along the Beach

Orlando Power Pole

Sunset off the stearn

Comic of the month


February 2017

Salvage attempt overview

Salvage attempt

Salvage attempt

Salvage attempt overview

Cypress Point Orlando check in

Cypress Point Orlando office

Cypress Point Orlando pool

Cypress Point Orlando - Efficiency Room

Cypress Point Orlando view

Our building and car -Cypress Point Orlando

Oishi Japanese restaurant

Oishi Japanese restaurant

Visiting neighbors

Overview at the dock

Overview at the dock with dock owner's boat

Our boat - Portside

Starboard side

View from the stern

Sunset from the stern

Sunrise on the way to Savannah

Sunset over the bay

Sunrise over the bay

Neighbor in sailing dinghy

Quarter berth finished

Kayak ( Sold!)


Imitation duck at Cypress Point

Break in davit

Broken Davit

One armed bandit

Pete's new boat

Salvage attempt

January 2017

Refurbishing Quarterberth

Refinishing Quarterberth

Finished Quarterberth

Finished Quarterberth

Finished V-berth

Custom Bedding

Working on the gunnells

View of the dock

Boat at rest

Boat at rest



Sunset along the dock

View off the bow

Windlass and bow

View of finished boat

Mystic Dunes

Mystic Dunes Kitchen

Mystic Dunes Bedroom

Mystic Dunes Patio view

Mystic Dunes Miniature golf

Miniature golf start

Mystic Dunes statue

Mystic Dunes miniature golf view

flowers on the course


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