Every boat owner knows that it's inevitable that you need to haul out your boat for regular maintenance. For some, it may be every 2 years for others maybe longer. It all depends on the environment your boat is in, it's bottom paint as well as how it is cared for on a regular basis. We last hauled … [Read more...] about Blue Turtle hauled out
So this past week (Tuesday, actually) we put Blue Turtle back in the water. She'd been on the hard for about 11 days at Olsen Marine Services. We had her hauled out to have the bottom painted along with some other repairs:Blisters/gel coat repaired Removed a Trillogy dinghy lift system (it's … [Read more...] about Trawler haul out complete!
One sure thing a boat owner can count on, is having to haul out their boat to have bottom work done on it. Depending on the owner and the condition of the boat, it can be done anywhere from 1-4 years apart. The last time Blue Turtle was hauled out by the previous owners, was about 3 years ago. When … [Read more...] about Blue Turtle on the hard
Once Randy and I decided this DeFever was the boat for us, we made an offer. The negotiating process went well and once we had reached an agreement, it was time to schedule the sea trial and survey.We googled surveyors in the Sarasota/St. Pete area and found a couple promising sites. Randy … [Read more...] about Sea trial & survey