Greg Afloat

by GregAfloat • | | 1 comment
I returned home this morning to find an email telling me that Steve King had died earlier this year. It was a shock. I'd dropped out of touch in the last couple of years, but had been thinking of him recently, when I included some pictures taken of and from his Ely trip boat, "Liberty Belle... read more
by GregAfloat • | | 0 comments
The final two items, the motor bracket and stern navigation light, have now been removed. Yes, I know that it's taken a couple of days longer than I planned but, as ever, life got in the way. Part of that life was a visit from two fellow SeaHawk owners. They both moor their craft at Hickling.... read more
by GregAfloat • | | 0 comments
So the weekend came - so did my brother - and went - so did he, and now it's back to work on the boat. To be fair, Mike did offer to help. He even came with some working clothes, but I turned him down, saying that it really should be a one man job, unless I have trouble with a bolt starting t... read more
by GregAfloat • | | 0 comments
Why is it that life does sometimes get in the way of boating? Tuesday seemed to tie me up in other things, However, on Wednesday I managed to get started on the business of stripping of all the bits and pieces attached to Imagination. There were some very light showers on both Wednesday and T... read more
by GregAfloat • | | 0 comments
Earlier I wrote: Within a couple of weeks I expect to slip Imagination out of the water, bring her home to remove all the fittings from her, then take her to a yard where I plan to strip her back to the gel coat and have her refinished in a two-pack epoxy finish. Well, it was a surprisingly w... read more
by GregAfloat • | | 0 comments
When I started this blog I also created an "Image of the Day". Currently, the feature is populated with a fairly random collection of images from my boating past. Over half do not appear elsewhere on the site. As I expand the collection I will replace any duplicates, so the Image of th... read more
by GregAfloat • | | 0 comments
The Greg Afloat site started back in April 2008. At that stage I was planning to create a traditional web site that would record some of my more memorable boating experiences. In particular, I was looking for a home for my report on my first attempt on the Three Rivers Race . Since then there ha... read more
1 ... 891011