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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 →

Lithium Install–Part 2!

  As promised, here is Part 2 of our Lithium install saga.  (skip to Conclusion to miss the technical bullshit) First, I want to start this post off with a small disclaimer. There are many ways to implement these batteries, but this is the way we chose to implement them. That doesn’t mean we think other people’s installs are wrong.… Read more →