• Blackberry pie offers cruisers a wonderful seasonal dessert treat.

    From the Galley: Maddie’s Blackberry Pie

    Blackberry season generally arrives through July and August across much of the Salish Sea, though it might be a little later this year if our cold spring continues into June. Everything depends on the weather, though hopefully talking about it will set things right, maybe bring ...

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Video: A tour of TRIXTER, the Alaskan mail boat turned family cruiser

Our friends at OffCenterHarbor.com are back with a tour of TRIXTER, a former Alaskan mail boat that has been crafted into a custom family cruiser. Click here or on the image below to view. Also, by signing up with OffCenterHarbor you’ll gain access to other great videos, including a look at Russell Brown’s Gougeon 32 catamaran, which will be competing […]

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A new favorite port | Sitka

Sitka, Alaska is a flat out cool spot. Pulling into the harbor’s western anchorage through the breakwater, we could instantly tell the place was special. On our approach from the north after spending a quiet night in a nearby cove, Jill and I remarked to each other about how beautiful the town appeared to be […]

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“Alongside 100 ft Boomsticks” — with June Burn, 1930

What a mysteriously fascinating place is the waterfront at night! Lights twinkling on the wet blackness. Invisible men shouting, weird whistles going, shadowy figures moving about on the decks of boats, cigarettes blinking trains ringing bells up on the railroad tracks nearby. “All ready, Cap’n,” a voice calls out. A signal is given. The little […]

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Top 10 boat names of 2017 unveiled by BoatUS

As they do every year, BoatU.S. has recently announced their top 10 boat names from the past 365 days. The names come from tallying up requests for boat names to the BoatUS Graphics service, and each reveal much about the personality of the vessel’s owner. The BoatUS 2017 Top 10 Boat Names: Serenity: The utter calm […]

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