Monthly Archives: January 2011

Work This Week…

It’s been a busy week, both with Clarity and with other things, but we’ve gotten more done.  After milling the inner hinge fittings, I decided to replace the outer aka tubes with the rest of the SCH 40 tubing.  We … Continue reading

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Sign A Sail Event at A Cup Of Organic…

A Sail A Thon For Aidric Hunt Please come join Mike and Susan Barnett in our quest to help raise money for young Aidric Hunt, a 5 year old autistic child left parentless when his mother was killed on October 26th of … Continue reading

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A Busy Weekend…

Progress continues at our secret, high-tech (we have indoor plumbing) nautical experimentation facility… weather notwithstanding, the mast extension has been installed, mast hound relocated and a bail for the reacher halyard mounted, the cleats labeled for each halyard, and all shrouds checked … Continue reading

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Trunk Work…

Even with all the rain today, I did find time just a few minutes ago, to ‘glass a couple more layers of cloth and epoxy onto the inside faces of the trunk, where the daggerboard and the seas will cohabit.  … Continue reading

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Some pics…

Here are a few pictures taken while molding the daggerboard housing halves and the front and rear bulkheads.  The high-tech, non-adhesive composite material used to form the radiused corners is red Play Doh.  Snazzy stuff, no?!? Thanks, HASBRO!

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Giving Thanks…

Monday evening was our first Sign A Sail event, held at the Tampa Sailing Squadron.  Many signatures were collected, along with donations for Aidric.  Many thanks to all there… Susan and I will be back! Also, thank you to T. … Continue reading

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Online Sail A Thon Form… (current blog entries start below form)

Here is a form that you can use to pledge a per-mile donation to Aidric.  For each mile we sail in the Everglades Challenge, you’ll pay the Aidric Hunt Assistance Fund your designated amount (either a .10 per mile minimum, … Continue reading

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