February 2012

Travel
Tiritiri Matangi

Scream made a brief stop at Tiritiri Matangi, an island sanctuary in New Zealand's Hauraki Gulf. The island itself is a delight. We landed on Hobb's beach and walked the Kawerau track, after making the mistake of walking up cable road first. (Kawerau track leaves the beach 5m north of the washroom, not alongside the […]

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Learning
Propspeed

In 2010, we had a lot of trouble with barnacles growing on Scream's propeller. ¬†We cleaned Scream's bottom about once a month, and every time we spent fifteen minutes knocking barnacles off of the propeller with a chisel. So we decided the try propspeed. ¬†Propspeed goes on with a spray gun and hardens to a […]

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