Adventures of the SV Floridian

Paul + Lynn + Pooch

Month: November, 2014

Orange Iguana and Dinghy motor fixed (kinda)

Orange Iguana and Dinghy motor fixed (kinda)

  So today I worked on dinghy motor, and applied for some jobs.  I could not get the motor started after 50 plus pulls. Very frustrating.  I was ready to sell the thing for scraps.  Then I read online about taking spark plugs out and cleaning them, also leave the plugs out and let cylinders…

Sunday in Palm Beach

Sunday in Palm Beach

Today the wind finally eased off and the sun was on and off.  It was a hot, humid day.  Felt like summer in South Florida.  I dried off the sailboat, filled the water tank, and worked on the dinghy motor.  It still isn’t working like I want it as the idle is not performing correctly….

My first blog

My first blog

Well, here it is.  My name is Paul Sherman, and I live on my 37ft sailboat, “The Floridian”.  I am currently sitting on my boat in Jupiter, Florida at loggerhead marina.  The winds are ripping 30kt gust.  It was like that all night.  It was kinda nice being at the dock with crazy winds and…