Borderline had plenty of opportunity to attract attention at a recent outing at Oneroa Bay on Waihiki island. Everyone wanted to know her story and I did my best to oblige. Oneroa has to be one of the most beautiful places on the planet. What a great day! Over the years I have been involved […]Read more "ESPcat Electric Fuel Half the Cost of Gasoline"
2019 was dammed good but the world will remember 2020 as the year it all changed. I’m talking about changes in electric powered things versus fossil powered things. For 2020, vehicle manufacturers are featuring electric vehicles with an unbelievable, 1000 km range! That’s further than most fossil powered cars go! An electric car has 17 […]Read more "ESPcat 2020 The Year It All Changes"
Few women will go anywhere where there isn’t a flush toilet. But that’s not all I have learned about life aboard the ESPcat (Electric Solar Powered Catamaran). Women don’t like taking a crap in their solar powered toilet, if they can’t lock the bathroom door. I am sharing this important information with you Blog Buddies […]Read more "ESPcat Important Things"
In 1953 the Korean War ended with an armistice agreement. The last of the war veterans returned home and I was just a youngster in primary school. Three of the vets who had been radio operators during the war, decided to get their Amateur Radio licenses. Remember that back in those days, radio was on […]Read more "ESPcat Marine Radio"
Those of you don’t know me may not realize that I am incredibly brave. Brave, that is, unless I am more then a couple of feet off the ground. Above 2 feet, I become a total coward. I’m talking really frightened here. No, that’s not it. Actually I get scared shitless! See that pulley on […]Read more "ESPcat Going Aloft"
It’s dead, low water and the tide is turning. Borderline is one of the lucky ones in that she only draws about 0.25 meters of water and depth at her mooring never gets less than 1 meter. I am getting a good look at some of the other boats that are usually hidden. As you […]Read more "ESPcat Electric Tipping Point"
Is it reasonable that we are more worried about keeping our bottoms clean than we are about climate change? Should we be panicking like little Greta Thunberg or should we take a more laid-back approach like us boys at the boat club, pulling our boats out for Spring bottom cleaning. Gallagher and I just had […]Read more "ESPcat Keeping Your Bottom Clean"