The sun appeared for a moment the other day, and we snapped some pictures of our pretty Space Oddity. Hoping we can take some of her sailing before too much time! But currently she still can’t move.
Came across Space Oddity’s plans in the bilge the other day, and look at the lines – isn’t she pretty? The Dutch designer Van de Stadt’s portfolio was extensive, and this is the Van de Stadt Blanche; his boats are known for being strong and seaworthy. Continue reading “The Van de Stadt Blanche”
‘I wouldn’t buy it in that state,’ was the conclusion of the friend whom we’d asked to check out our prospective boat while deciding whether to travel down here. On the basis of his photos, and also his thorough written survey, we differed from this sufficiently to make the journey. Continue reading “Starting the journey”