ZDD: Haul out for refit and painting

November 28, 2011

I have owned zzZippety Doo Dah for about 6 months now and absolutely love this boat. Unfortunately the previous owner did not take good care of her and I knew I had to do a haul out soon after buying her to get everything checked out and the paint fixed. This month I did just

ZDD: Zippey the Gardener

October 26, 2011

Unfortunately it seems like the previous owner of zzZippety Doo Dah did not take proper care of her hull, but as with all positive thinkers, Zippey turned what could have been a downer into an amazingly thick garden of muscles and other sea critter. Her hull was positively covered, so much that it was not

ZDD: Sneak previous of the new color scheme

October 26, 2011

zzZippety Doo Dah is currently on the hard in Port Townsend. I was hoping to have her back in the water by now but the cold weather is causing the paint to dry at a rate of one coat per day  so she will be there for another week. Luckily for you I have a

ZDD: Lucky sailing this summer

October 18, 2011

As many of you know, I have been out sailing every day this summer. This week I am I Port Townsend to have ZDD hauled out and painted. The previous owner told me the centerboard was down, which I had to believe because the cable to raise it was broken. Well he told the truth,

ZDD: Pre-Halloween Lights

October 1, 2011

Getting some pre-Halloween lights setup on my sailboat Zippety Doh Dah. Hoping to add some outlines of the cabin in orange, haul a lighted plastic candle up the mast, and find a light up ghost to man the tiller. I will post more pictures when I get more setup