A place to sit

Still waiting for many boat parts to arrive so I’ve been doing tasks as I can. I tried to find replacement parts for the old boat potti; but no pieces are available – not a surprise as it is likely the potti is a ’83 like the boat.  In order to save a few bucks, … More A place to sit

Ship’s stores

For my upcoming 2018 many months Salish Sea trip,  could be up to five months on the water, I need to figure out what which ship’s stores are really needed v. what I want – I have seventeen feet of boat, that will also be shared with a cat, to carry all the stuff.  I must … More Ship’s stores

wax on – wax off

Waiting for boat parts to arrive so I’ve taken advantage of the recent warm days here in Denver (65+ degrees in March!?) to make Sweet Pea look pretty.  After about six hours her hull is again shiny! I really like 3M’s Marine Restorer & Wax product (#09005).  I’ve used this for 10+ years and find it great for … More wax on – wax off

More site updates

I updated the site to have a more detailed introduction page (aka, the ‘Welcome’ page). I have also added a some BLOG posts that detail work done on SWEET PEA’s trailer: Trailer Renovation – Rust to Shine: details making the trailer look ‘shiny and new’. Trailer axle replacement – replacing the very rust damaged axle. Broken trailer … More More site updates

sad boat buying story

another sad story in the ‘history’ of ‘Montgomery Boats’  … (important: Jerry Montgomery is not affiliated with Montgomery Boats.  Jerry’s company, Montgomery Marine Products, was closed in 1995.  there is no company named ‘Montgomery Boats’ … really, look it up, there are no articles of incorporation, no USCG ID, no history of licensing nor record … More sad boat buying story