Well, I thought (after nursing a slight New Year’s Day hangover) that I would detail our punch list of things we need to do over the next 11 weeks.  Our splash date is 22 March.  This is set in stone by the boatyard, as we are all crammed in like sardines in a tin, and the other boats further “inboard”–so to speak– have to get in the water as well. Getting the old headliner/adhesive/mold off of the interior of the hull was a huge waypoint for us in terms of what we need to do over the next few months.  We thought it was going to take us much longer, … Continue reading

Happy New Year

Happy New Year!  We love Annapolis, because it has terrific fireworks displays for New Year’s Eve and the Fourth of July.  During the Fourth, the harbor is chock-a-block with boats at anchor, watching the fireworks bursting almost directly overhead.  We have a pretty amazing view for the fireworks displays.  This pic was taken from the balcony of our house. But, hopefully in July we’ll be out there at anchor watching them! Wishing you a happy, healthy New Year, The Cast and Crew of S/V Octopussy