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Category: Improvements

Fixing Things

Airship Goes to Alaska Since Tuesday (sunny!!!) it's been pretty rainy here in Juneau, so we've been focused on work, and fixing things that need fixing. Here's our Fix-It list: 1. The carburetor on our outboard motor This outboard has never been right in the head. It's a Mercury 6HP…

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Airship Relaunch

Here she is, headed back to the water (where she belongs!) 🙂 A pressure wash, a new coat of bottom paint, shiny new zincs, antifouling paint on the running gear, and now we’re ready for more adventure. Since the end of September when we got this boat, we’ve logged over…

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Standing Desk, New Knives, and a Subwoofer

Some improvements we've made to the boat this weekend: 1. An adjustable laptop stand from Twelve South called the HiRise turns the aft galley counter into a perfect standing desk for me. (This might also work in the Airstream on top of the cutting board in the kitchen.) Kevin can put his…

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More Boat Stuff

We spent the weekend up at the boat in Anacortes. We left Portland late on Friday and got to the marina around 9pm, and then stayed up late (3am!) doing boat stuff. Fun! The wind was really whipping when we arrived and there were gale warnings and tons of rain…

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Details About Some of Our Interior Improvements

We've been busy organizing and streamlining this week while working out at Champoeg Park. Thought I'd just share a few of the details.  I know I mentioned before, new pillows. Still really loving the extra brightness these bring to the interior of the Airstream: (Leaf patterned pillows from Jo, and…


I forgot to show you this new thing I can’t live without

Thanks to Tiffani, we now are in the club of people who can see inside this dark cupboard. I bought two of these a while back but only just installed this one yesterday. It's the Dioder LED battery-operated lamp from Ikea ($14.99). It's got a sensor, and when you open the…

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