Pre-departure Departure

September 18, 2016 in TearAway, Travelogue

With an engine finally ready to go, and a place secured for TearAway to get hauled out, we set off for Kingston.

Progress Feels Good!

September 16, 2016 in TearAway, Travelogue

After weeks of waiting and seemingly endless frustrations as one thing after another hindered our progress, we’ve finally had a couple days of good stuff. Yesterday, I spent many hours […]

Engine Repair Progress

September 13, 2016 in blog, TearAway

Determining whether the leak is an integral engine failure or something we can deal with temporarily to get the boat to a mechanic.

Good News, Bad News

September 10, 2016 in TearAway, Travelogue

The good news is: The exhaust is connected!
The bad news is: There’s a leak.

Three Weeks Gone; Two to Go

September 3, 2016 in Canada, TearAway, Travelogue

It’s been three weeks that TearAway has been sitting at anchor in our bay. Three weeks since we blew out the exhaust elbow and I’ve been unable (unwilling) to move […]

Learning Every Day

August 18, 2016 in TearAway

Over the summer, we’ve been sailing TearAway around the island, going here and there, overnighting at times. We’ve slept on board in our own bay on the evenings when the […]

TearAway: The Start of Another BIG Adventure: At Sea

August 12, 2016 in TearAway, Travelogue

  Nearly a decade and a few lives ago a dream sprouted. The seed was planted years before, as most dreams are, in stories told around dinner tables and in […]