Our new (to us) Mainship 390 trawler “Jolly Mon” arrived in Auckland on Monday the 10th of December. The little ship and her contents were no worse for the month-long trip on the deck of a cargo ship from West Palm Beach, Florida.
We spent the rest of the day tidying her up and on Tuesday went fishing. We plan to use her for week and weekend cruising on the Hauraki Gulf and perhaps a bit beyond.
It is oftens said that the two happiest days of a boatowner’s life are the day they buy a boat and the day they sell a boat. The photo below shows a celebration of both!
Four very happy sailors are celebrating the sale of Moonshadow to her new owners Deb and John Rogers on Tuesday March 27 in Jacksonville Florida. Read the rest of this entry »
Brooks and Gatehouse, B & G or “Broken Gauges.” Whatever you may think of them, they still rate pretty high with cruising and racing sailors alike. We still have most of the original set installed on Moonshadow in 1986 and they continue to serve us well.