Boat / Bateau

Our boat is a Dufour GibSea 43.  Manufactured in France.  She is a masthead sloop with a draft of 5’6″ and a beam of 14′.  front_001.jpg

With four cabins and 2 heads, our family is comfortable.   Last summer, the children began “personalizing” their bedrooms to give them their own “space”.

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Preparation of the Boat

Captain Chris has spent hours working at fixing and adding comforts to our boat for a long distance passage.  Some of the updates include adding a 3rd battery, changing the throttle control shifter, replacing a toilet, repairing the fridge, adding solar panels, installing a LAN and internet connectivity, making new bimini & dodger, fixing the cutlass bearing, repainting the hull, replacing the windlass, adding shelves, etc…