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Boat Hash

Cryptographers have long used one way hashes as a way to securely store passwords. Simply put, a plain text password is passed through a one way mathematical algorithm, and the result, or hash, is ...

Teak Decks - Done!

The decks are done. Mostly. After the caulking was done, the guys pulled the tape and very lightly sanded the planks just to knock off the remaining silicone. We specifically did not have them sa...

Teak Deck Update

Two weeks ago the guys started working on the decks. The process is this:Rip out the old caulk.Clean up the grooves between the planks, possibly deepening them since the planks have worn down a bit...

Teak Decks

(With a nod to Gary Larson) "Ah, you are new hear. What is your name?", said a woman with a clipboard. Clearing my throat, I said, "Hi. My name is Scott, and I have teak decks." "Hi Scott", the o...

Boat Work Mazatlan - Part 2, or How To Start Your Engine With Your Autopilot

When you last left our heros, we were plugging broken water hoses with our fingers, installing autopilots, and possibly shopping. Since then we did indeed get the water sorted out, the autopilot ra...

Boat Work - Mazatlan

Did I say we would be leaving Mazatlan Thursday or Friday? How adorably naive. A friend yesterday asked when were leaving Maz, and that is what I said, Thursday or Friday. We had just a few things ...