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    The mizzen mission – lowering the old stick

    We knew when we bought Fair Dinkum  that the mizzen mast needed replacing.  Our survey found that there was substantial rot at the base where the construction of the wood mast goes from hollow to solid.  The reason was pretty simple.  There was nowhere for water ...


Seattle to Anacortes in five minutes

What’s better than a friend asking if you can help deliver a Jeanneau 42 from Seattle to Anacortes on a windy fall day? Taking along your video camera and putting together a fun, fast five minute recap of the adventure. If can’t get out on the water today, you can at least enjoy watching this […]

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Hear the tale of Seattle to Glacier Bay with one-year-old twins aboard (or “you must be crazy”)

In 2012, Tor and wis wife, Jessica, sailed their home-built, gaff-rigged 32’ steel ketch north to Alaska. Their only crew? Their one-year-old twin sons. Four months and 2,700 miles later, a great many lessons had been learned. Tor will share tips for traveling with toddlers, how to find “magic” anchorages, insights on weather, anchoring in […]

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