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  • Small Joys
     

    Small Joys

    One of the things about living on a boat is you learn to appreciate the little pleasures. This is particularly true here in the dead of winter when we are cooped up inside the boat […]

     
     
  • Sucking it up
     

    Sucking it up

    I spent a fair amount of time trying to find a vacuum cleaner that worked well on my boat. I had one of those stick vacs and that worked reasonably well but was a bit […]

     
     
  • Shrimp and Bean Salad
     

    Shrimp and Bean Salad

    Shrimp & Cannellini Bean Salad 5 Tbsp oil – I used olive oil but coconut would be good too 2 Tbsp cider vinegar – I ended up using regular white vinegar because we were anchored […]

     
     
  • Grilled Pineapple Cocktail
     

    Grilled Pineapple Cocktail

    Grilled Pineapple Cocktail 3-4 oz spiced rum 2-3 oz pineapple juice Tablespoon each of vanilla extract and sugar 4 large pieces of grilled pineapple Squeeze of half a grilled lemon Blend with ice and enjoy! […]

     
     
  • Grilled Shrimp Tacos
     

    Grilled Shrimp Tacos

      This is a meal we had a few times in a local restaurant and I liked it so much I decided to come up with my own version I could make easily on the […]

     
     
  • Staying Warm
     

    Staying Warm

    As much as I hate it winter is on the way and in many places here in force.  I personally am not a fan of the cold; in fact I will start complaining when it […]

     
     
  • Dealing with laundry
     

    Dealing with laundry

                   One of the more dreaded chores aboard Vayu is laundry. It’s not that I mind doing laundry that much, it’s just that this is not an easy chore […]

     
     
  • Dressing  Down
     

    Dressing Down

    I was in Bermuda last summer shortly after the race from Newport when I noticed something I had not really paid much attention to before. We boaters are a motley crew to say the least! […]

     
     
  • TV On a Boat
     

    TV On a Boat

    I know there are some purists out there that will find what I have to confess a bit disturbing. I enjoy watching TV. I know this is something many boaters will not admit, but I […]

     
     
 
 
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