I CAN SEE MY BOAT!! (kind of…)
August 29, 2017
What are the odds!!! A friend sent me a Facebook link to a guy who was doing a live webcam from the mast of his boat in the neighboring marina. Just by chance it panned…
Ramblings from Instagram
August 28, 2017
~This is just not fair!- Almost an entire week of hurricane conditions, this is why pirates drink rum! ~ Cruise On! Island Rambler
Ramblings from Instagram
August 27, 2017
~Holy Harvey flood waters Batman!!- My marina is going under & we have three to four more days of this! I'm probably going to throw up soon with the constant anxiety, For comparison the second…
Waffles without a waffle iron!
June 9, 2017
I love my Sunday brunch waffles, however I don’t have a waffle iron on the boat. But I do have a small cast iron grill pan. Someone mentioned you can use that to make what…
Metric & Imperial on one tape measure
May 1, 2017
I can’t believe I finally found this. A tape measure with both imperial and metric happily living together. My life is complete, the search is over. So what makes this such a life altering discovery…
Uber Moon
November 15, 2016
The Super moon is a lot brighter than I was expecting. Cheers, Island Rambler
Kids will be kids
October 28, 2016
Even if you are a polar bear cub, helmets are cool!!! Cheers, Todd
Rain in August?
August 16, 2016
Rain in August?- Not sure what this is all about, but I'm not complaining! Well ok, a little complaint about the power going out every 20 minutes. So glad we invented laptops & mobile devices.…
Old school brunch
August 7, 2016
Some times you just have to get yourself an old fashion blue plate special! Cruise On! Island Rambler
SUNSET!!!
June 24, 2016
Seriously Thank you universe for such a beautiful ending to the day! Cruise On! Island Rambler
Netflix and Sail
June 10, 2016
Entertainment is such a challenge on a boat with no internet or cable. Never over look the discount used video stores you can find some awesome gems to add to your entertainment library at cruiser…
Finally some blue skies
June 3, 2016
After weeks of insistent rain, it's awesome to finally see the sky, never taking it for granted again! Cruise On! Island Rambler
Learning the Importance of Backups
May 11, 2016
The last 30 days have been a crazy roller coaster ride and I’m hoping the finally was last Friday’s server crash! A little background info may be in order here. Even though I plan to…
Surface Analysis!
April 25, 2016
Been tinkering with a Software Defined Radio kit as an alternative to the crazy expensive marine SSB. Considering everything is ad-hoc at the moment the results look promising. Cruise On! Island Rambler
I'm seeing transparent
April 17, 2016
I bought this tube of Locktite adhesive/sealant for the map case when it came out white I was surprised. The package straight up said "clear/transparent" on the top of the tube. After 24 hours of…
Custom Map Case
April 13, 2016
Spent the last 6 days in the garage, building a custom map case for the boat. Couldn't find a manufactured one. I had to pull out the tools and get busy. Be on the look…
Need to keep repeating.
April 4, 2016
Came across this on the Internet. Yea I know it’s cliché and simplistic, but some times that’s exactly what one needs. Now if you’ll excuse me, I’m off to go and figure out how to…
Marine Man Cave
March 19, 2016
a four day project that took far longer than I planned! However the boat now has a workbench / storage shelf in the sail locker. It may just be me, but I need a work…
Wires,wires, and more wires
March 15, 2016
You know what the worst part about working on the boat's wiring is? No music! The stereo is tied to the boat electrical system: no power, no music, no fun. Cruise On! Island Rambler
Simple Water Savings
March 12, 2016
I don’t know why boat manufacturers don’t put dual action water conserving aerators on their boats from the factory. Resource management is a way of life on a boat. Whether it’s battery amps, diesel fuel,…
All the other captains will make fun of me
March 11, 2016
There's no shortage of sharp and/or pointy things on a boat. Luckily I have plenty of Sponge Bob Band-AIds Cruise On! Island Rambler
Boat Chemical Storage
March 11, 2016
Like most boat owners I have a collection of bottles containing everything from fuel additive to cleaning supplies to adhesives. I have tried multiple times to organize and store these bottles of random and slightly…
This is not Floston Paradise!
March 9, 2016
Day three of the rain, the good news is the cabin is almost surgical suite clean! Cruise On! Island Rambler
Proper beer management
February 29, 2016
trying to keep my beer in as much shade as possible! Cruise On! Island Rambler
Hidden cola leak
February 28, 2016
Not the way I wanted to start my Sunday-Funday. Seems a run away soda can decided it couldn't contain itself any more. Spilling it's sticky goo into the bilge. Not the worse bilge mess.. Oh…
These numbers are mind boggling
February 18, 2016
I saw this on the internet and it just hit me like a freight train how long plastic and polymer based products really last in our environment. We’re a pretty smart species how come we…
Yes beer is good for breakfast
February 15, 2016
cleaning the galley & found a random beer just begging to baked into some yummy bread for breakfast SCORE!…
All I need is a float and some beads
February 9, 2016
Can't be in NOLA today for the festivities so it's Red beans and rice for Fat Tuesday dinner! Ah-yea!!
Crazy cool island transport
February 4, 2016
a friend just bought this awesome electric assist commuter bike, approx 20miles on a charge. The down side it's not collapsible & it weighs 60lbs ugh! But still cool.
Fortune Cookie Wisdom
January 12, 2016
hmm sounds like a plan, maybe somewhere in the Caribbean! Ok how about the whole Caribbean!!!