Yukon wild

Yukon wild
Wild rose

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Sailing, sailing, over the waters blue….

DH and I, along with our friends DM and MM, impulsively bought a sailboat a couple of weeks ago.  We haven’t had it in the water yet.  It is a used boat and MM, who is a mechanic, is going over it getting the battery in place, checking out wiring, and making sure the bilge pumps work.  He put the sails up last weekend and they look great.  There’s a small rip in the mainsail (which I have said I’ll put a patch on – what have I done!?). 

Sailboat 2010 003 

We hope to get it in the water this weekend…. Have to sail at least once before the snow flies!



  1. I can't believe you guys bought a sail boat at the END of August in the Yukon. lol

    Fingers crossed that you all can get out on it this weekend!
    Wear your life jacket...

  2. Way to go Janet. You guys will surely have a lot of fun in your sail boat. By getting it now you will be able to have it in great shape for next year, and there are still some nice days this year yet. Thank you for sharing.
    Happy Quilting!

  3. What a great boat! You will have such fun with it!

  4. I love the patch and retro sail!!!! "Snow flies...." eek! Did you get out on the water this past weekend?