Spring 2020 Boat Preps with Health Precautions

Vento Solare 2020 preparations are progressing well through the coronavirus pandemic.  Bill was safe with a Tyvec suit and full face respirator sanding and painting the bottom.  On Friday 20 March, the work team of Erin & Gardner Howe with Mike & Cheryl Marrone practiced safe distancing as everyone maintained 10 foot separation to wax …

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Vento Solare Launched – April 11th!

The long wait is over.  Vento Solare was launched at Borden Light Marina on 11 April.  We’ve been ready for over a week but had to wait for a boat getting a new engine that was blocking the travel lift.  As soon Vento Solare was launched, a quick sea trial was run to perform initial …

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Getting Ready for Spring 2019 Launch

Vento Solare

Even though spring doesn’t officially arrive until 20 March, it looks like we’ve broken out of the Arctic chill that was preventing moving forward on projects to get launched.  Thanks to Larry’s help on 14 March, the boat cover is off, the speakers are back on the rail so we have tunes while working, the …

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