Had a nice enough day to put on the Liberty Nameboards.
Started another project this week, Mast Repair. Being the tallest thing on the trawler, the mast took quite a hit when the slip roof collapsed. When I got the boat, pieces of radar, lights, etc. where zip tied and hanging off the mast. Some pieces of wood had been epoxied back and the boom wasContinue reading “Mast Repair”
It looks like 60’s in Cincinnati this weekend. I think plan will be to de-winterize engine and take Liberty out onto the Ohio River for first time. Not too far…just to get Barb out on the boat. Will need to re-do engine winterizing when we are done. Hopefully no ice will remain to mess meContinue reading “Short Break in Weather Expected”
Decided to move a few miles down river when it warms up. We are going with uncovered slip due to cheaper cost and a covered slip did the damage originally.
Ford Lehman 120HP Diesel Inboard Direct Drive Engine (6,025 Hrs), (2.5 to 3 gallons/hour Fuel Efficiency!) 7.5 Kw Onan Diesel Generator (778 Hrs), 2 Staterooms w/Ensuite Heads, plus convertible Dinette (sleeps 6), Dual Helm, Flybridge Canvas Enclosure, Vetus Bow Thruster, 2500Watt Inverter, Raytheon GPS, Chartplotter, Autopilot, Radar, & VHF Radios, Electric Windlass, Marine Heat/Air (17,000Continue reading “Some Basic Information”
Surprise!! We have a new trawler. It was a bit of a surprise to use as well. I was actually looking a small trailer-able boat just to get us back on the water when hopefully “luck” happened. I mentioned to the seller (owner of a marina and campground) that we ultimately wanted a trawler. HeContinue reading “Liberty – A 1978 Marine Trader 34 Double Cabin”