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Author Archives: Captain

Be Thankful, Especially On The Bad Days!

Getting down to the wire with a few weeks left.  Very long days, some with shorter fuses than others.  Everything is relative and we all need to be thankful…..always!

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Pik-A-Pumpkin! Contest!

        Jump on and pik-a-pumpkin.

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Nuff Said!

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Boat Cards Are Done

Well 9:07pm and just quitting for the day.  Just got in after playing with wiring and mast lights in the dark…….still nothing…….Uugghh! Finished our new Sparta logo and designed the new Sparta cards.               G’Night World

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*******UPDATES & NEW CONTENT*******

Oct 17 2013     New Engine Room Gallery In Workshop Oct 19 2013     Fuel Tanks & Access Plates In Workshop Oct 20 2013     Heads In Workshop Oct 20 2013     Inserted Summaries & Descriptions For Workshop Items Oct 24 2013     People We Meet First Entry & 1st Blog Entry In a Year Nov 02 2013     … Continue reading »

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Designing a website and working with word press has its moments. Liken it to picking fly feces out of pepper with boxing gloves on!

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Tonight was my lovely wife’s birthday!  We still worked on the boat all day, cleaned ourselves up then went out for a quiet dinner.  She gets more beautiful each year 😉 Love You Lots! XOXO

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We Are Back In Annapolis

We are in the middle of a major refit on Sparta.  After the refit we will depart Annapolis Maryland sometime in November and hopefully after hurricane season!  So we will be continually updating the site as we progress with all kinds of new content.  Plugging away all day, then dinner, then evenings on the computer … Continue reading »

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  So, one of those days.  I guess its easier to use the blog.   Some days it seems you have been going hard all day and at the end of the day you haven’t left the starting line.

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It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done

Rain, Wind, High Water and 1000 things to organize. So little time, so much to do!

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The Pirates Return…….The Saga Continues

  Here we are once again back in Arnold, MD.  We arrived August 27th, this time short crew.  With just Angel and I the uphill battle continues.  Donavan chose to stay behind and take on his new role as assistant manager of the company alongside his big brother.  Donavan and Morgan are at home and … Continue reading »

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Abandon Ship!

I know it’s been awhile but a lot has happened. If it wasn’t for bad luck, we wouldn’t have any luck at all.  Thankfully, we don’t believe in luck! After yet again another delay thanks to hurricane Sandy, we finally launched Sparta, and set a departure date  of Friday Nov 9th.  After spending a couple … Continue reading »

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Launch and Loss!

Well this week was hectic to say the least with Sparta! First the hurricane, then crew member Steffanie chose to fly home to be with her family. Although we will miss her, sometimes the pirates life just ain’t for some! And today we launched Sparta in the water! We have been very busy with last … Continue reading »

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Yes we survived the hurricane.  We are out of the hotel and back at the marina. The boat is scheduled to be dunked on Monday morning. Our Internet is sporadic so bare with us and we will post more soon!

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