MY ENFIN

Living the dream on a Nordhavn 40

X-Mas at Sucia Islands
X-Mas at Sucia Islands
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3, 2, 1.... And Away We Go

It was just over 3 years ago that I arrived back to Anacortes to step foot on our newly acquired Nordhavn 40, freshly renamed "Enfin" to...

You're Going to Need a Bigger Boat...

Since "Jaws" this is a phrase that's been uttered by countless boat owners around the world. Sometimes because a great white shark is...

Messed up the Water Maker

Nothing major, but on last inspection our friend reported that the fresh water levels had gone down drastically, way more than a simple...

Enfin is Waiting for Us

Friends and neighbors keep us in regular touch with Enfin, and it's always a pleasure to receive new photos. There she is, recently...

Calendar Girl

MY Enfin is Miss October in the 2021 Nordhavn calendar! What a beautiful photo, taken by our friend Celia from her boat "Our Tern" when...

No Dogs Left Behind

As some of you guessed privately, the lack of update since the trip means I wasn't able to get back fast to Enfin, Di and Princess....

Back to France

It's been 4 months already since my Doctor officially told me I was in remission. Rushing home during Covid times allowed us to spend 3...

78 / 52. The Shower Scene

78 pieces of film. 52 cuts. That's what Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho's famous shower scene took. Enfin's shower scene is a lot less...

Gremlins

One thing leads to another. A minor fault in a sensor meant I needed to empty the huge void we call "the basement" in Di's cabin to...

Smoke on the Water

Not a movie reference this time! The last 10 days in Portland were incredible, with horrible smoke creating dangerous air quality. We...

Room with a View

With waxing crew on the dock and onboard, I decided to finally tackle a long overdue project: Detailing my engine room. I had planned on...

Cool Runnings

Another project crossed off the list: I cleaned up and improved the cold and warm air circulation in the salon. Enfin is equipped with...

The Girl who Played with Fire

One of the most chilling sounds you can even hear on a boat or ship is the fire alarm, when it's not an exercise or test. I had a few...

Waffle, Waffle, Waffle.

Life is like a box of chocolates. A Sunday treat: Chocolate chips waffles with whipped cream, taken in the comfort of our "waterfront...

It's All in the Details

Maintenance of Enfin is a never ending story. Luckily I love taking care of my boat, and so does Di. We're both so happy to have her that...

The Calendar Model

Last year we submitted a photo to Nordhavn for their annual calendar. They receive hundreds of photos from around the world, many taken...

Close Encounters of the Best Kind

10 months I had dreamed of that day: Meeting Sean and his family at anchorage somewhere. The anchorage turned out to be off Sandy Island...

Taking the Heat

Enfin's main engine is a solid little Lugger 6 cylinder diesel engine. Basically it's a John Deere tractor engine with marine...

The Big Wash

If it moves and it shouldn't use duct tape, if it doesn't move and it should use oil, if neither work use a hammer... On board Enfin at...

The Gate

When surveying "Medeek" over 2 years ago, I found a great little boat with very few problems. One of them was the cockpit gate that had...

 
 

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