Unfortunately we have spent most of our life aboard Nadejda putting off projects that we want to complete when the boat is hauled out (preferably somewhere warm and dry) or when we can invest the money to do it right. Each year would find us making plans to go somewhere to achieve just that,, Read More

The big day of painting has arrived! Yesterday we gave her a boat wash to clean any dirt or residue that might be on her to get her ready. Peter started taping while I put together breakfast. Once finished Peter, Addy & I started in on the painting. We’d learned after letting most of, Read More

Our main focus has been to get the boat in the water as soon as possible. The goal was by the end of April. We spent the beginning days on her scrapping the barnacle residue off her & working on any rust spots she may have. Peter has found areas that need to be, Read More