The chronicle of my efforts to keep old plastic boats afloat

Patience in her element, Summer 2009

Patience Cruising Log

  • Boston Harbor I drove back up to Boston the next Friday with Nancy and our son, Matt.  The plan was to meet our daughter Amy and her boyfriend Dave in the city ...
    Posted Jan 23, 2011, 8:21 PM by William Sullivan
  • Maine to Boston It took two weeks to get back to Maine.  In the meantime, Hinckley checked out Patience and found a troubling situation.  I had some overheating problems with the engine in ...
    Posted Jan 15, 2011, 4:35 PM by William Sullivan
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Carousel Updates

  • Better Late Than Never Just because two months have elapsed since the last update doesn't mean I haven't been working on the boat.  Well, OK, it does mean that not much has ...
    Posted May 22, 2010, 2:02 AM by William Sullivan
  • Primed and Ready I was able to spend several hours in a row (for a change) working on the boat.  I scrubbed the deck and rubrail with oxalic acid cleaner (Bar Keeper's ...
    Posted Mar 13, 2010, 4:08 PM by William Sullivan
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Patience Updates

  • Final Preparations Well, Tuesday came and went and I'm still working on last minute tasks - now the ETD is Thursday night, 7/8.  My son Matt gave me a hand with ...
    Posted Aug 21, 2010, 10:06 PM by William Sullivan
  • Getting Closer to the Maine Cruise Still working through the punch list.  The radar cable has been run under the cockpit sole and to the back of the cabin bulkhead.  This morning I'm going to ...
    Posted Jul 4, 2010, 3:45 AM by William Sullivan
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