Finally, a standing desk on the boat!

January 16, 2018

I have had standing desks for years. In fact, I recently posted a photo I found of the standing desk I had at our Lake City house. When we moved onto the boat I was bummed that there was no area that was both compact and out of the way enough for a standing desk.

Penny’s 2017-2018 boat topper

January 8, 2018

Winter is here again, that mean rain and winds. Last year we created a canvas top with velcro sewn into it that kept the back of the boat mostly dry, but did allow the wind to whip through. This year I added port side and rear windows. For 2 reasons: 1) It lets more light

Re-covering the seats

November 19, 2016

Penny was built in 1977. Needless to say, they had some pretty interesting ideas on what was “fashionable” back then. Alix is hosting a party in a couple weeks so we decided to stop putting off the project and put new covers on the seats. Came out pretty nice. Maybe the pattern is not “modern”,

Penny’s new rain cover

November 1, 2016

Being in a covered slip rain is typically not a problem for getting on the boat, that is until storms from the south come in. Then the back is drenched. This is my first attempt at building a canvas cover for the back of the boat. I am interested to see how it does when

Penny’s new medicine cabinet

September 28, 2016

Walking around in Home Depot recently Alix and I noticed this great medicine cabinet. Always on the hunt to better organize and store things on the boat we went home and measured the head (bathroom). It fit perfect! This evening we installed our shiny new cabinet and added a large amount of new storage in