It’s October, and we’ve officially entered what is unofficially the “off season”. Given a few days of beautiful weather with nothing on the calendar, I decided to get away – even if only for an overnighter. I keep Jolly Mon pretty well-stocked and ready to go throughout the year, so preparation for a quick trip […]
Jenny Smith, current Program Coordinator (PC) extraordinaire for Sound Experience, first came aboard Adventuress in 2004 to participate in a four-day Girl Scout trip. She was 12-years-old, and although she can’t remember many concrete details, the sense of Adventuress’ community stayed with her. “I know I had an amazing time. I came home and made a […]
Today’s podcast is a recording I did with Small Craft Advisor Co-Editor and SCAMP brainchild Josh Colvin during the 2015 Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival. We talked about the R2AK, SCAMP sailboats, and lots of other fun stuff. Read the full post on Hooked on Wooden Boats.
Today’s podcast is a recording I did with Robert d’Arcy Captain of the Schooner Martha during the 2015 Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival. We talked about Robert’s adventures with family and crew taking Martha on a yearlong voyage to Mexico, California, Hawaii and other far away places. Read the full post on Hooked on Wooden Boats.
Harold Faust was a 28-year-old Coast Guardsman when he was assigned to Patos Island as a lighthouse keeper. The year was 1960, Dwight Eisenhower was president and the cold war was running hot. His wife Helen described it as a scary time — their son Mike had been born just 6 weeks prior and their daughter […]
Today’s podcast is a recording I did with John Lockwood of Pygmy Boats during the 2015 Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival. We talked about John’s world travels (at the time John was about 2 years into his around the world trip), boats, paddles and John touched (quite) a little on political issues! Read the full post on Hooked on […]
Mary LaFleur of Anacortes has enjoyed boating in the Pacific Northwest since she was young and looks back at some great memories of time spent on the water with her friends and family. But she understood that, it was because of the sacrifices of others she was able to enjoy her favorite pastime. “It occurred […]