John, your Team La Paz absolutely ROCKS! Last night was the benefit in your honor, and the team did really well! (Continued…)
Heart of Glass is not a new book and it’s not for everyone. Written by Daniel Spurr, former senior editor of Cruising World magazine, and published in 2000, Heart of Glass is, as the subtitle says, about “Fiberglass boats and the men who made them.” ...
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 ...
Today’s podcast episode is an interview with Terry Learned of Learned’s Boat Shop in Pacific City, Oregon. Terry grew up on the Oregon coast fishing and building boats with his grandfather and father. The Learned’s Boat Shop was officially launched in 1975 and has been building (mostly) 22′ surf launched, plywood dories (designed by Terry’s father) […]
Rain, rain, rain and more rain, there is nothing quite so wonderful as being trapped in a boat for days … Continue reading →
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…)
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 filmed and produced by students from the Art Institute of […]
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 […]