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Better picture of Provisioning Round I

Posted on Wed 10 August 2011 in Uncategorized


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Provisioning round one

Posted on Wed 10 August 2011 in Uncategorized


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Baja Ha-Ha burgee arrived

Posted on Tue 09 August 2011 in Uncategorized


Woo hoo!!! This makes it feel very real!

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iPhone test

Posted on Tue 09 August 2011 in Web Stuff

Today's test is to see if the iPhone posting with location is still working

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We Quit Our Jobs and We’re Going CRUISING!!

Posted on Tue 02 August 2011 in s/v Deep Playa

The blog has purposefully been very quiet about our exact plans because we had yet to quit our jobs. Dawn quit her job the first week of July. This week I let my work know and can openly say this will be my last week at work!

The obvious next …

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Posted on Fri 29 July 2011 in articles

Here’s a sampling from our Flickr Collection [flickr-gallery]

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Posted on Thu 28 July 2011 in articles

Dawn – Admiral Peaboy AKA Patrick – Captain One Crazy Pea Why Deep Playa ? Dawn and Peaboy have a combined 14 years of Burning Man participation. At Burning Man there is an area beyond the city, beyond the man referred to as deep playa. This area is unplanned and uncharted and ends …

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Maretron DST100 Installed

Posted on Mon 25 July 2011 in Maretron, NMEA 2000, Systems - Electronics

Maretron DST800 Transducer and fairing

When we purchased the boat we had a non-working knot meter and a single function transducer with a display located only on an internal bulkhead in the aft cabin. The new gorgeously installed Maretron DST100 instrument will measure Depth, Speed and Temperature.

I just have to get a cable to …

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Securing the Bilge Pumps

Posted on Mon 25 July 2011 in Systems - Plumbing

“They” say you should ensure your bilge pumps are secured so they can’t flip over, stop working, etc. Deep Playa has two electric and a manual bilge pump non of which were secured. I added an automatic switch to one of the electric pumps and secured the float switch …

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Headliner is almost complete

Posted on Sun 24 July 2011 in Interior


Pulling the headliner was one of the first things we did after we bought the boat and this weekend we completed installing the new one!!

The process was pretty simple, trace the old 1/8” plywood and vinyl covered panels onto new 3mm (or 4mm when 3mm can’t be …

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