Author: travis

New Windows!

2019 has been a year of HUGE cosmetic projects aboard Party of Five. This is another job that I wanted to complete in Key West 3 years ago, but it slipped off the list due to time. Actually it fell down the list and then the job changed. Instead of replacing the windows, I decided to sand and buff them.… Read more →


Facebook friends will know this  post is coming as I have posted a few “pre-pics”. Lets start by saying that this was a job I have wanted to do for a very long time. I absolutely hated the woodwork on our boat as it was LONG past its expiry date. Everything was original stain and varnish from the factory 14… Read more →

St. Lucia

Well, its not been very long since my last post . It occurred to me that we haven’t written a post about St. Lucia since my parents were here. That post was more about our time with them instead of talking about St. Lucia. I thought it might be interesting to make a post with pictures of Rodney Bay. First… Read more →

Electronics Armageddon!

Its been a long time since my last post. Don’t fret, I have a few posts coming. Some with pics, some with technical stuff, some just bullshitting.. Hopefully something for everyone. However, this post, is more of a rant for me. Its often said that cruising is a series of “super highs” and “super lows”.  I generally agree with that… Read more →