• 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 ...

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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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Cruising into Vancouver – A homecoming of sorts

Arriving in Vancouver was filled with confusing emotions and memories – coming into a big city after months away from cities was overwhelming. There were so many people! And towering apartment buildings holding unimaginable numbers of people – unimaginable because they hold more people than we’ve seen all summer. Our first time sailing into Vancouver […]

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U.S. & Canadian Coast Guard crews working to assist sailors 200 miles off Washington coast

UPDATED at 12:15 p.m. Friday, August 19: U.S. and Canadian Coast Guard crews are working together to ensure five people abroad a 43-foot sailing vessel that was taking on water over 200 miles off the Washington Coast in 20-foot seas and 30-mph winds Thursday sail safely to Neah Bay, Washington. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector […]

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Alaska 2016 |Bishop Bay to Butedale

Butedale is one of the collapsing canneries along the coast, a victim of refrigeration on fish boats. It’s a collection of collapsed and collapsing buildings, tetanus, and toxic waste, yet it’s oddly charming. Perhaps it’s the setting, nestled off Princess Royal Channel just past a huge and particularly scenic waterfall. Back in 2012 I had […]

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