Rain, rain, rain and more rain, there is nothing quite so wonderful as being trapped in a boat for days … Continue reading →
I love to shrimp. So much so, that when we first got our boat, I would shrimp without a pot puller. I was the pot puller. And for the first 2 or 3 years I pulled pots by hand, and we enjoyed a total of ...
The National Park Service and Northwest Seaport have partnered to premiere a new short documentary film on the tug Arthur Foss this Thursday at the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park in Pioneer Square. The film, titled “Arthur Foss: Iconic Tugboat of the Northwest,” was ...
Although our time in Maui was marked by many quiet moments on the water, most of our pictures seem to be land-based. After the experience of being tethered to a seawall in secluded Radio Bay, we relished being in an anchorage again—if a busy one—at Lahaina, and enjoyed the beautiful views from the cockpit. Lahaina […]
Yesterday saw all the team members taking a deep breath, one of reality. Team San Diego, is settling into their routine. Team La Paz, is getting back to boat management, running the store and completing waiting projects. (Continued…)
Oh good grief, I’ve done it again. All those good intentions to blog frequently, and it’s been seven months since my last post! But I have a good excuse, and it has something to do with the Microship that I … Continue reading →
Those of us with children from the last thirty years or so will remember the book If You Give a Mouse a Cookie. I am that mouse. I schlepped down to Astoria this past Saturday with visions of actually firing … Continue reading →
This post by Linda Newland was originally written for the Port Townsend Sail & Power Squadron Photo by Doug Kimura by Linda Newland The US Coast Guard founded the Puget Sound Vessel Traffic Service in 1972 and although the technology has evolved its purpose remains the same….to facilitate the safe and efficient transit of vessel […]
When my children go to sleep at night, we often talk about different things they can imagine to help them drift off to sleep. Entire imaginary worlds have been created in a very short time often leaving me wishing I could just lay down and drift off to sleep letting the beautiful dolphin world wash […]
St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner. Why not add a little festivity to the day and bake one of these simple loaves of bread in your galley? No yeast, no fuss, a little sticky maybe, but easy as … well, pie. The loaf is made with baking soda, and you’ll be amazed by […]
On the advice of my brother I mixed up some epoxy and diluted it with acetone to coat the dagger board, making it slightly more impervious to swelling. I coated the entire piece with the epoxy and then wiped it down with a rag saturated with denatured alcohol, leaving the wood with a (penetrating) epoxy […]
We have only been on the boat for about a month and already we have learned so many new things. Some we expected, others we didn’t. For instance, we know now that we for sure need a new toilet. It’s not terrible; it’s just seen its day. I’ll just leave it at that. We wondered […]