New Lights for 4winds mast and inside.
We made it back to 4Winds for a short visit. We had lots of parts waiting on us at the post office. We had ordered the interior lights, mast lights, antenna and the sh […]
Back to 4Winds for a few days
Finally made it back to 4winds, time to complete this project. Goal? May 31!
There is still so much to do. And this time in I took inventory on what is left. Made a game plan […]
December 9, 2016 ·
The Dreadnought 32 was a fibreglass replica of the Tahiti Ketch that was designed by John Hana in 1932. William Crealock ma […]
Seems like the winter brings with it lack of motivation as well as the distraction of all the holidays and special occasions. 4Winds has been on hold now for too long and I can’t wait to get b […]
Check out the fun little video based on our planned adventure. Be sure to sign-up with your email address so you won’t miss a single update!
What it seems is not what it is –
I know we seem to not be getting much done. But you must understand, we are working and paying for our refit as we go. And sometimes life seems to get in the way. Or does i […]
s/v 4winds Put on Hold…
Not for long. It’s just with the Birth of our new Grand Daughter and the up coming holidays we are swamped. So we are looking forward to getting back to work on 4winds after the fi […]
Post Hurricane Irma Island Status
This is an update of the Caribbean Islands that were hit by Hurricane Irma. As relief efforts are underway, clean up has begun, many are wondering what about us cruisers, are […]
Arrival to 4Winds
We arrived back to our boat just days following Harvey’s rampage on the Houston and South Texas area to find 4Winds still sitting on her stands. Immediately I opened her up to see if she […]
4Winds and Hurricane Harvey
As you might know Hurricane Harvey is coming into Texas today near Corpus Christy, then stalling out before it creeps along toward Houston and Pasadena. And that is where 4Winds […]
Dreadnought 32 4Winds Video Part 3
We have completed Part 3 Video which is our 4th week to actually work on 4Winds, a Dreadnought 32 which we found gutted and waiting on a second chance.
Here is a peek of what […]
More accomplished today, due to cooler temps
(see bottom for slide show)
We were able to continue with ease today as temps staid down due to cloud cover. We managed to get the galley table built, toilet […]
Returning to 4Winds for week 4 of her refit.
July 9, 2017
We arrived last week to find summer is in full force here in Pasadena Texas. But the work must go on. Battling temperatures near 100 and heat index a […]
Week 3 comes to a close working on 4Winds – Dreadnought 32
As today ends so does another week of working on 4Winds. Much more accomplished than we expected. Now with the head completely framed out, Cabinet o […]
Well it is another week of work on our Dreadnought 32, 4Winds. We got back to work on her this week and continued on working in the galley. If you remember the galley was in really rough shape,
we w […]
We ordered several parts today for 4Winds. Hopefully these parts will be in in time for us to continue on the next part of the refit.
Last time we were in and worked we made progress in the galley area […]
4Winds wrote a new post, Update! Looks like we have an engine! Universal M25 10 months, 3 weeks ago
An Engine for 4Winds
Looks like we have an engine for 4Winds! Have acquired a Universal Diesel Model 25, 21 Horse power with 2:1 reduction. Includes all control panel, throttles, wheel and all! And Low Ho […]
Repairs begin this month to refit 4 Winds to her Former Glory
We arrived in Pasadena Tx to start the repairs on 4Winds on March 29, and started on the repairs on the 30th.
First things first was to get her […]
We are almost ready, going to be moving all our equipment and supplies for the 4Winds to Pasadena next week. Let the work begin. Hope the weather holds out.
When I was home last I was able to aquire a bow p […]
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