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The Switch to LED: Is It Really Worth It?
We were looking for ways to conserve battery power on our Dufour 43 and until we get around to installing solar and wind power we sought out some simple, cost effective measures. To start we went with the obvious solution of making the switch to LED bulbs. We wanted to see how much of a… View more
Top 10 Reasons to do Boot Dusseldorf
The beer. Düsseldorf is famous for its Altbier and there are, I think, five brew pubs which brew Altbier on the premises. Its taste is pure and for a reason. According to the German Brewers Federation, “unlike breweries abroad, German breweries are still not allowed to use artificial flavors, artificial colors, artificial stabilizers, enzymes, emulsifiers… View more
The Naming Ceremony
We have boat name, now what? The next step required some researching. What do we do about the actual process, the ceremony, the denaming, the renaming? What were the rules? The protocols? Did we care? We again turned to the internet and combined ideas from a variety of sites and blogs. In the end what… View more