I’m sure there were far more important things to decide on, but for us, one of the first considerations for our new NT44 was the color. We admire the “classic” white with colored infill, and appreciate the relative ease of maintenance with a white hull. That said, we also love the “flag” blue hull(s) that … Continue reading Part 4: Building the best Nordic Tug ever – the main Salon
Looking back the three incredibly short years we’ve been boating, we’re amazed how little we knew “back then”, but I’m smart enough to know that in three year's time I’ll look back to TODAY and say the same thing! Life is a journey of exploration and learning. One of the things we learned pretty early … Continue reading Part 3: Building the Best Nordic Tug: To upgrade or not to upgrade, that’s the question.
Before I jump too deeply into the fun stuff (about building a new Nordic Tug), I think some background will be valuable. In 1989 (you remember the 1900’s ?), my wife and I sold our Catalina 22 sailboat that we used to sail our three little girls (30+ now!) around the Choctawhatchee Bay in Florida … Continue reading Part 2: Building the Best Nordic Tug – Background
Building a boat from the owner’s perspective.
General Maintenance: Zinc Stud Solution
Engine Maintenance/DIY Project: Fuel Polisher for 37
Engine DIY Project: Fuel Line Vacuum Gauge
Useful Tool: "Crowfoot"
Engine Maintenance: Marine Gear Drain Hose
Electrical DIY Project: Adding LED Lights to Step Areas