Category: Boat Refit

Electrics, plumbing, rigging, sails, paintjobs – the list of projects during a boat refit is endless. Find all the jobs we have attacked on Milagros here!


The First Nasty Surprise

Our refit progressed on all fronts like a freight train. But Milagros had her first nasty surprise in store for us.  

Back to Work – the Clock is Ticking

After 2 weeks of “holiday” in Switzerland, we returned to Milagros. Thanks to a new approach to project management, we were able to tick off many tasks from our to-do list. And we rewarded ourselves with a fun trip to the dunes.

A Parcel in Mexico – a Short Story

We send a parcel to the US and mistakenly assume it’s a simple matter. This is a true story about international parcel shipping, helpful mailmen and the Mexican way.

Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall

Before we left for Switzerland, we wanted to finish a few projects – mostly with success. We also fought our way through the Mexican jungle of bureaucracy.

Life is Sweet

What’s up? I’m Dulce the cat, the yard manager, foreman and supervisor on Milagros. While Patricia and David are working, sanding, painting, epoxying, I’ll take command of the blog.

The Daily Grind is Real

We fight against our weaker selves and our beliefs. And we take the next step in one of our most important projects. But we also experience some moments on the sunny side of life.

The Elephant in the Room

Back to work! Holidays are over! We return to dusty Puerto Peñasco, where our construction site awaits. Time to conquer one of our biggest projects yet.

Cast Off – We’re Going Sailing

We take a break from boat work and go on a sailing trip. Our departure was a bit hectic, because the painting of the freeboard was not going as planned.

We Wanna Go Sailing

When fellow sailors leave the boatyard we want to go sailing, too! But we know: Our time on the water is coming soon! Just a few more (thousand) projects to complete…