Archives

2018 (2)
  • In the Name of Cold Beer (Maintenance / Upgrades)
    Making a shelf to improve organization in a top-opening refrigerator.
  • Upgrading to an Electric Toilet (Maintenance / Upgrades)
    Upgrading Priorities' aft head from a manual flush toilet to an electric flushing Raritan SeaEra QC.
2017 (13)
  • Adding SkyScreens to our Hatches (Maintenance / Upgrades)
    Installing Oceanair SkyScreens in our hatches to make them easy to open and close while still keeping the bugs out.
  • Portlight Replacement (Maintenance / Upgrades)
    Replacing Lewmar "Old Standard" Portlights with "New Standard" Portlights
  • A Storm, A Frog, and A Drifting Dinghy (Sailing Adventures)
    Nearing the end of her cruise to the North Channel, Priorities and crew was forced to deal with a dinghy adrift in high winds.
  • Eclipse in the Benjamins (Sailing Adventures)
    Exploring the Benjamin Islands Archipelago in the North Channel during the solar eclipse.
  • Boat Repair in an Exotic Location (Maintenance / Upgrades, Sailing Adventures)
    Dealing with a minor electrical problem in Moiles Harbor, North Channel, before it becomes a big electrical problem.
  • Thomas Bay (Sailing Adventures)
    Exploring Thomas Bay, off Canada's Georgian Bay, for the first time.
  • The Collins Inlet (Sailing Adventures)
    Motoring between the narrow cliffs of the long Collins Inlet, off of Canada's Georgian Bay, and Mill Lake.
  • Covered Portage Cove (Sailing Adventures)
    Tying to a tree amongst the cliffs of Covered Portage Cove in Lake Huron's North Channel.
  • Beardrop Harbor (Sailing Adventures)
    Jeff's first "real" anchorage in Lake Huron's North Channel after a 360 mile delivery.
  • Harbor Island Thunderstorm (Sailing Adventures)
    An unexpected, sudden weather change catches Priorities slightly unprepared.
  • South Manitou Island (Sailing Adventures)
    After anchoring in its harbor, Jeff hikes on South Manitou Island, part of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.
  • Thru Hull Failure (Maintenance / Upgrades)
    Sudden thru hull failure requiring a replacement while Priorities was in the water.
  • Chasing Tall Ships (Sailing Adventures)
    Daysailing mission to photograph competitors offshore in the Tall Ships Challenge as they pass Milwaukee.