Meander is a 1989 Catalina 36 sailboat registered in Seward, Alaska. She has gone up and down the West Coast of the US a few times already, and she knows there is fun to be had yet!
Buying a Boat: We were supposed to have been packing for a winter of slackpacking. But we spent the weekend in Seward, and wound up buying a boat.
Cabin: Description of the cabin of our 1989 Catalina 36.
Construction: Description of the construction, as we know it, of our 1989 Catalina 36.
Electrical: As-purchased, current, and planned–description of the electrical system, from generation to consumption, aboard our 1989 Catalina 36.
The Dread Head: Dodging sketchy pooping aboard our 1989 Catalina 36.
Sails and Rigging: Description of the sails and rigging aboard our Catalina 36, as we know it. And we are NOT experts.
Engine and Drivetrain: Description of the 25hp Universal diesel engine and associated drivetrain installed on our 1989 Catalina 36.
Dinghy: Description of the Portland Pudgy dinghy we use to scoot around while our 1989 Catalina 36 is docked or anchored.