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  1. Justin63

    Getting abandoned boats

    Holy crap man! I went to google map and couldn't figure out how to punch in those coordinates, so I just started zooming in and skimming just south of Ensenada, and BLAMMO! There she was. How big is that thing? It would be fun to fix up, but I'd probably part with it after restoring. Really got...
  2. Justin63

    Getting abandoned boats

    Yeah, I'd heard that nasty little rumor going around. Something about the marinas being concerned with "residue" from the hulls ending up in the water, e.g. "rotting wood" , lol. If I can manage to get my hands on it, I'd be willing to do the whole "jumping from one temp. anchorage to another"...
  3. Justin63

    Getting abandoned boats

    That's a pretty good idea, I'll see about hitting them up as soon as I get off work today. I've got my eye on that old wooden 51-foot Ketch, that was out there. I would LOVE to get my hands on that and spend several months restoring it. For some reason, I have a sick obsession with...
  4. Justin63

    Minor electrical issue here...

    The power inverter I'm using when underway, is that 400w West Marine special, that has the 2 gator clips that clip directly onto the battery terminals, and then you plug whatever your using into the outlets on the face of the inverter. When I fried the speaker setup the first time, it was the...
  5. Justin63

    Getting abandoned boats

    So those of us in San Diego have noticed by now, that Anchorage 8 is finally no more. I know that the majority of the abandoned boats over there way taken up by South Bay boatyard, and what I'm wondering is, what are the steps to take to get my hands on one or more of those boats that were left...
  6. Justin63

    Minor electrical issue here...

    So I'm scratching my head on this one; I bought one of those computer theater system type setups, that work off an ac power supply, and plug into either a computer, mp3 player, ipod, etc, through a 1/4 inch jack. I use my laptop as a "jukebox" of sorts on my boat, and when I'm docked, and have...
  7. My buddy Jon standing in the entrance.

    My buddy Jon standing in the entrance.

  8. Really cool channel marker sunset picture.

    Really cool channel marker sunset picture.

  9. Almost-finished media storage.

    Almost-finished media storage.

  10. Long couch.

    Long couch.

  11. Re-finished teakwood over Galley sink.

    Re-finished teakwood over Galley sink.

  12. Re-upholstered aft beds.

    Re-upholstered aft beds.

  13. The new sidewalls, and re-upholstered main couch, done by yours truly.

    The new sidewalls, and re-upholstered main couch, done by yours truly.

  14. Finished Dining/Cards table & bench seats.

    Finished Dining/Cards table & bench seats.

  15. New curtain divider between the head/V-berth and the Cabin.

    New curtain divider between the head/V-berth and the Cabin.

  16. Starting to tear into the cosmetics...

    Starting to tear into the cosmetics...

  17. The Salon, in all its junked up glory.

    The Salon, in all its junked up glory.

  18. Got to learn how to put the sails on by trial and error.

    Got to learn how to put the sails on by trial and error.

  19. Sad thing is, this was AFTER I had already washed her!!!!

    Sad thing is, this was AFTER I had already washed her!!!!