We haven’t posted to our website for quite some time but thought it might be worth jotting down some notes regarding our particular ‘shelter in place’ environment. We returned To Silver Wings from the Pacific NW in February. This was
In the process of designing and select our solar panels, we researched many options. Many of the “marine” solar panels were quite expensive. What I came to find out was that a part of the “marinization’ boiled down to the
Silver Wings is equipped with a Westerbeke 40 diesel engine. After consulting with our diesel mechanic, we determined that there was no compelling reason to consider re-powering. It was suggested that we replace the engine mounts and the heat-exchangers to
After a really enjoyable six weeks in the Bay Area, it was time to head south. We had been in Sausalito for several days wrapping up some potential business for Risto. On September 27 we untied our lines for the
We have now been in the Bay area for two weeks. It has been a good lesson in ‘slowing down’. Our first night after arriving, we tied up at the San Francisco Municipal marina as it was easy and accessible.
Leg One- Part One: Everett to San Francisco. Reflections on Grey Skies and an empty ocean…After all the years of dreaming, months of work on the boat and endless preparations, the day of our departure arrived. August 5th 2017, 0411
Welcome to our adventure on Sailing Silver Wings. We hope to document our preparations and journey aboard our Pearson 367 Silver Wings. We continually benefit by the blogs of others and hope that we can contribute by sharing our experiences