Two weeks from today, Alison and I anticipate taking possession of Insignia. Shortly there after, we will set out to bring her home to Seattle. This gives us a very small window to provision in. We will be down next week for the surveys/sea trial/haul out, at which point we will confirm what is truly … Continue reading Provisioning from afar?
Anomalous. Good word. A great boat name. Especially if you are a liveaboard. This weekend was spent moving out of our home of 10 years, the home Alison and I dreamed about for years. The one she and I built with our own hands. And our hearts. To say the least, there were times of … Continue reading Anomalous
In my little company with a big footprint, we name things. We name buildings and neighborhoods. We’ve even named streets for cities and new developments. Kevin and I named Island Dog Sign Company and its namesake vessel that was a product of the company sale, Island Dog. Bean, our beloved yellow lab was the island dog, the … Continue reading Naming the Nordy. What’s in a name?
It has been three weeks since our last post. We were just getting ready to head down and look at Insignia, a Nordhavn 55 that Jeff Merrill (Jeff Merrill Yacht Sales) arranged for us to visit. Over the course of those three weeks, we made the decision to buy Insignia, put her under contract, finished … Continue reading Wow! That went fast…