Mandoline Injury

Mandoline Injury

My Mandoline Injury Story Yep it happened.  My Mandoline lopped off the tip of my middle finger and a chunk of my finger nail causing my first major kitchen accident!  For some of you that don’t know you’re probably thinking, “So what I chopped off...
Raccoon

Raccoon

A RACCOON MIGHT BE CUTE … … and interesting to watch break into other people’s boats.  Until they burglarize your boat!  Then you fully realize that they belong in the woods, not the city especially in a marina or your boat for that matter! One of the key benefits of...
Launch Failure

Launch Failure

After a long winter being docked I still managed epic boat shenanigans.  However, all good things must come to an end.  When the hint of spring weather fills the air all the boat horny mariner’s get all frisky.  Polishing their boats, buying new gear and dreams...
Taking Responsibility

Taking Responsibility

Taking Responsibility Reaping what you sow – cause and effect.  Sound familiar?  For instance at some point you will be told that when you board somebody else’s boat and you break the head it’s your responsibility. So here you have two choices when things go bad. You...
Transmission Failure

Transmission Failure

Transmission Failure Great, if hitting and landing on top of a rock was bad enough.  Ready for this?  Just existing Glen Ross- Lock 7 close to a very strong current and without warning and without noise.  It felt like I had no power.  I revved the engine and nothing!...
Hit Rock Bottom

Hit Rock Bottom

Here is my tale of “Hitting-Rock-Bottom” My first major problem as a new boat owner.  I hit a rock! It was several days of travel down the Trent Severn system just about to exit a lake ironically enough called Stony Lake.  The day was nice, the water was...