Monthly Archives: March 2018

Cockpit cushions

Mariadz had the same cockpit cushions for seventeen years and if we are honest they were a little “tired” and not as comfortable as they could be. We knew before we left on our big trip we would need to sort these out and Maria has also been keen to remove any semblance of the […]
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Mobile karaoke – only Maria would demand that…..

Maria likes a good sing song and will often be heard belting out Whitney as well as forcing me to sing to Islands in the Stream with my own “Dolly”. Sometimes she is brilliant and other times not quite at the top of her game. In the early days of our relationship, I probably didn’t […]
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Winterising and other Mobile Home improvements

We have now had our Autotrail Tracker RB for two and a half years and I feel we have learnt a lot. We originally spaced the van with water heaters on the waste and cold water tank. We did this because we expected to be taking the van away for ski holidays and we have […]
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The beast from the East

We’re in the middle of the hardest winter since we moved onto the boat and now we have been hit by the Beast from the East. Now I have to say that my first thought on this was that it was a woman that we met in a Colchester night club, that I needed Maria […]
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Throttle and generator changes

As always with a boat, there were a few niggly things that we need to get done before the start of the season. The first of these is the throttle on Mariadz.  This is located on the steering binnacle next to the forward facing radar control but Maria has always struggled when the engine is […]
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