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September 26, 2014 – Eureka California

We had a VERY easy transit to from Crescent City to Eureka, about 9 hours of motoring.  In fact, they were best conditions so far on the pacific ocean.  5 knots of wind, if that, and virtually no swell.  I think it would have been good waterski water!   Since the Washington/Oregon border we have [...]

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Liebster!?! Laughing. Landed. Lobbed.

Paul of s/v Kelly Nicole pens a wickedly funny,Liebster-worthy blog, Latitude 43. What do you do when the funniest sailing blogger says, “Tag, You’re it!”  Run? Naw… you warn your readers (ummm, yeah… my own Mom doesn’t even know when I post unless I tell her)…. You’d better grab a pair of Depends or drain [...]

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Good Boat!

We know you’ve been dying to find out how the engine performed on our trip; how that exhaust elbow stood up. Did Mike and Melissa do boat work in exotic places in British Columbia? Did the Little Cunning Plan team … Continue reading →

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Seattle’s Lake Union Seaplane Operating Area

Many years ago my wife and I took a ride over Seattle’s Lake Union in a friend’s open cockpit bi-plane, an authentic  replica of that flown in “Raiders of the Lost Ark”. It was a fun adventure, complete with leather helmet, big goggles, and flowing white scarf. As we started our landing approach on the [...]

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Getting online while cruising

How do you get online as an active cruiser? On one hand, the prospect of cruising means freedom from the always-on, always-connected world. Liberating, right? It can be. But if you’re like me, you might get kind of twitchy. I admit: the first year was hard. It was used to instant gratification for simple tasks. Before long, [...]

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