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Operation: Haul Out

Operation: Haul Out

I feel like after our New Years’ kiss I blinked and when I opened my eyes it was already March 1st- where has the time gone? January was spent settling into our new slip and getting ready for our latest project(s) while February was a huge project in itself…

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Hello,​ Roaring 20s!

Hello,​ Roaring 20s!

As I sit here attempting to encapsulate everything that happened over the span of 12 months, I feel like time passed by in a blink. I have spent the last weeks of 2019 and the beginning of 2020 trying to write this very blog. Usually, I am inspired by recent events and can not wait to pour my thoughts out onto the screen, but for some reason….

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Head Refit

Head Refit

Chris and I had discussed refitting our head since day 1 of becoming Avocet’s new crew, and one night while drinking wine and talking about our future plans we decided to stop holding back and get our hands dirty with phase 1 of the refit process. Let me explain one thing first before I jump into the part of the blog you came here to read…..

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The Catalina Wine Mixer

The Catalina Wine Mixer

It’s the effing Catalina Wine Mixer! Just kidding. We celebrated Chris’s birthday on Catalina Island with friends and family, it definitely got a little …

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How to Service Your Pedestal

How to Service Your Pedestal

To kick this thing off, I thought I would write about my latest feat: servicing our pedestal. The pedestal is the home to your steering wheel, which translates your steering wheel motions to the rudder; this is comparable to the power steering box in a car. Now, what you may or may not know is…

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