The Journey of S/V Moonshine

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Friday, March 26, 2010

Some update photos for your enjoyment.

This is the "Before" picture. This is when we went  to Mobile, Al. to purchase the boat. Notice the line wraps on the mainsail. Those are in preparation for Hurricane Ida. We eventually striped off the bimini and dodger and stowed all the deck equipment below decks. At this time it's hard to believe that this is the boat I bought.

S/V Moonshine! This is obviously the "after" picture. You can see why I have a hard time believing it's the same boat. Many hours of work in the transformation. It sure is nice inside too.
Added touches. This is our new cruising Spinnaker
So far we are still on schedule for departure from the St. Petersburg, Fl area around the 5th of April.?? Ya just never know when sailing. We are going to haul the boat out and do some work on the bottom through hull fittings and check out anything below the waterline. If anything is needed at that time we will fix or replace anything needed. We'll also put on anothe coat of bottom paint.
I'll keep you posted on the progress.


  1. Thanks for the update. Don't know much about boats but the picture are stikingly different. Best wishes to you all -safe sailing


  2. I'm so happy I met the two of you here in St. Pete. You're going to have such a great time and a wonderful adventure. I'm so envious! Maybe we'll meet up again in some far-away tropical anchorage. Looking forward to the renaming ceremony tonight.

  3. We think of you often!!!! Lots of luck to you!!!