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    Painting it up with MDR Inflatable Boat Top Coating

    This is my buddy, Lance. We’ve been together for 14 years, through good times and bad. Life’s hasn’t always been easy for Lance: He’s been battered and bruised to the point of being sent off to the panel beater (a car body shop). He’s been ...

The Port of Poulsbo's steel-hulled fuel dock is a popular stop for local and transient boaters.

Port of Poulsbo fuel dock closing for maintenance

If your late summer/early fall cruising plans include a stop at the friendly Port of Poulsbo, you’ll want to purchase fuel before you arrive. The Port’s popular fuel dock is set to undergo scheduled maintenance that will begin the week of September 12 and have it out of commission for at least a month. “It’s been […]

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My Boat | John Buoy

Oftentimes the old saying, “the best boat for you is the one you already own” rings true for mariners. But in Mark Hancheroff’s case, the best one was just slips away in the very marina where he kept his old boat. Switching from a 1977 Carver Mariner 3396 to the 1983 Sea Ray 340 Sedan Bridge John Buoy has […]

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The final product is well worth the time and effort.

From the Galley: Rockfish Tacos

Who doesn’t love fresh fish tacos? They’ve been a favorite of ours since living in and cruising Florida and the Caribbean, but we haven’t been making them much lately — that is, until venturing into Barkley Sound. The delicious dish has seemingly grown in popularity over the past few years, and so too have the […]

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Best drink holder ever?

It seems like I have been in a perpetual search for ways to hold cups, glasses, cans, and other drinks while underway. That’s why I was very excited after hearing about a new universal drink holder made by Zarcor. They are the manufacturer of a number of other products that you should definitely look into […]

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Keeping up appearances

That’s it. It’s over. In the blink of an eye, our month at the dock in Ocean Falls has officially ended. Later this morning, we’ll untie our lines and quietly make our way down Cousins Inlet to Shearwater. Did we accomplish everything we’d hoped to over the last 30 days? Yes . . . and […]

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