The Saga of Pas de Deux, Chapter 15: Cut adrift! The adventure begins!

Yes, Benn, Fuji, Pas de Deux, and I finally have plans to leave the harbor. While we knew this day would come (indeed, we hoped it would come about a year and a half ago), we didn’t expect it to come so soon — or with such little preparation. We had planned to spend a... Continue Reading →


DIY FYI: We Have a Fireplace! A Step towards Victory in the War against Condensation!

As any cold-weather liveaboard boater knows, the biggest ordeal of the winter season is not surviving the freezing temperatures, but the condensation. About halfway into our first wet winter on Pas de Deux, Benn became obssessed with the idea of installing a multi-fuel burner in our boat. His argument was that a stove would not... Continue Reading →

The Saga of Pas de Deux, Part 11: Pas de Deux Breaks Free of the Chains that Bind Her! Benn Finally Tastes Liberty on the High Seas! Sarah Continues to Await News of her Legal Status in the United Kingdom!

Yes, our dear little Pas de Deux, after at least 3 years of sad and patient waiting, has finally moved! Only two short days ago, she cast off her mooring lines and, with Benn standing bravely at the helm, she motored happily away from the dock. Joyful at her long-awaited release, Pas de Deux slid... Continue Reading →

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