Monthly Archives: October 2010

Gypsy maintenance part 2

With one small qualification the servicing expedition was a big success.  I changed the oil in the engine and the gearbox. I found a second fuel filter tucked away in one of the lockers. I cleaned the fresh water filter … Continue reading

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Zen and the Art of Gypsy Maintenance

I’m framing myself.  Tomorrow I try to service the engine on the Gypsy. Now this might seem like a trivial thing to most people but for me it’s a major departure. I’m pretty handy with keyboards, guitar strings and phones … Continue reading

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When the wind blows

The forecast said Force 4 or 5. When we reached the boat the wind was whistling through the rigging and we began to wonder if this was such a good idea. Still it was plainly too late to back out … Continue reading

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