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Category: The Free Boat

On The Water

I recently realized that I did not post an update about getting The Free Boat on the water. This past summer we made it out four times.  Here’s a recap of each adventure. For the first trip out the wife Read More

Happy New Year!

While many doubted that the Free Boat would hit the water, let alone float, it did. I wish you the best in 2017 and may your projects be completed and your goals reached. All the best this year.  

Ready For The Water

The Free Boat is ready for the water! The idea wasn’t to restore the boat, just get it on the water and enjoy it.  It’s been a rather longer and tedious journey and this weekend the journey hits a major Read More

Transom Paint

This past week I began to paint the transom. The picture above is just the first coat and what a difference it has made.  Looking good!                 While sanding the floor I noticed Read More

Found a Boat Engine

This past Saturday started off with a long list of to do items, but when the Mrs. said not to cut the grass, I checked my email and there it was – a Craigslist search notification about an engine that Read More

Lessons Learned

#1 You’ll really find out how your spouse feels about bringing home a free boat when you go to pick it. #2 There are always boat puns and jokes that can be made. #3 I am the only one that Read More

Winter is Here!

Posted on December 18, 2014 I am excited about winter for a few reasons…skiing, sledding, and working in the garage on the boat. Time to clean the last few parts out of the transom and start to install the floor.