• Boat & Home

    The Quest for the Mast Base

    We bought Little Minx from a salvage yard. It was in good shape. The keel needed some TLC, but the interior was beautiful and we knew we could do the work it needed. And over the course of the last year, we’ve done a lot of work to the boat (and there’s still more to do). But the time came to raise the mast. We moved the boat over to the marina porch, which is built out over the water, tied up, and waited on the tide to go down. I rode down with the boat while Geoff unpacked the mast (which up to this point was tied down on…