Author Archives: Colin

About Colin

Short Bio. I have worked in the marine industry since I was 15 with the exception of a brief stint working on cars and RV's.

Well look at this.

Well it seems my last post wasn’t such a bad idea. Based on this link it looks like there will be some form of water taxi in New Londons Future.  

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Wild A## Wednesday: New London Water Taxi

Trying something new here Wild A## Wednesday. The concept is basically crazy ideas I have about something most of these will be business ideas or infrastructure comments or maybe a cool boat design. Basically it’s something I have put too … Continue reading

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At the consignment shop

  I was at the marine consignment shop last year in Wickford RI (I would post a link but their site is down). It’s funny that marine consignment shops and clothing consignment seem to be the only two used stores … Continue reading

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Cold day on the river

Last week, I got a call from my father saying he was on the Connecticut river below the Old Saybrook bridge and his engine wouldn’t start. The old A4 in the the Ericson which had been trouble free all summer … Continue reading

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Bass Panel install

  Well Not my installation. Brian over at sailingit.com has a post on installing a new Bass Electrical panel (I happen to work for Bass so this is also a shameless plug) He did a very nice job with the … Continue reading

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Oday Mariner 19

  Well there she is my very own O’day Mariner. The boat needs a little work. Of course when I bought it, it was usable other than a broken mast. But as I often do with projects I decided to ” fix … Continue reading

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CT River Boatyard

I drive by here once in a while and look at what’s left of a small working boat yard along the CT river in Cromwell CT. Based on the old sign it appears it was once called the Adams Henry … Continue reading

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Funny Were in the sailboat being passed at about 1:20 on the video. Isn’t tech great.

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Mystic Seaport Antique Marine Engine Expo

This is a bit late. But this summer My father son and a friend headed down to mystic for the annual Engine expo. The Mystic Seaport which is a lovely place to visit any time is made more special during … Continue reading

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Customer Service Shout Out

Recently I finished redoing a bathroom in my house. We purchased a value priced faucet for the bathroom from Home dept. The faucet was made by American standard. About a month after installation I noticed a leak under the sink. … Continue reading

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