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    R2AK announces a new Puget Sound event for 2018

    As always, the folks at the Race to Alaska and Northwest Maritime Center (NWMC) are once again keeping fans, competitors and potential competitors on their toes for the 2018 event. Or should we say, events. The big announcement on Wednesday was the addition of a new race from Tacoma ...


What the heck’s going on aboard Yahtzee?

There’s been a lot of progress going on aboard Yahtzee these days. While Jill’s been working during the week, I’ve been getting as much done with the boys as possible and then when the weekends come, I’m on it. The thing is, I’ve found that even though a number jobs have been started, there aren’t many that have been finished. […]

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Arrow charges along during the 2017 Round the County Race.

Round the County recap | A fun yet challenging ride

It’s early Monday morning after racing Round the County and the wind has been blowing like snot since about 1 a.m. I’m back at Shilshole aboard Cambria, now, which is double tied, but still some of the big gust are pretty noticeable. It’s all good though. The boat is warm and I’m able to sit and think through a fun weekend on the […]

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Struggles of a stationary sailor

It’s no secret that I’m absolutely infatuated with Alaska. The place is truly amazing. But I’m also not going to mince words in that I’m finding it increasingly difficult to be the sailor and writer who can contentedly sit by and write about sailing while not actually being on the water. I know some folks can pull off the tired […]

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T-Mobile international change will affect boaters

T-Mobile recently announced that the unlimited benefit available while roaming in Canada and Mexico is changing significantly. There are two main changes – the overall monthly data allowance has shrunk considerably, and the speeds have been dropped from LTE to 3G once you hit that limit. This is a major about-face on the feature itself, which […]

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Safety at Sea seminar coming to Bainbridge Island

Safety at Sea seminar coming to Bainbridge Island

The Sailing Foundation will be offering the U.S. Sailing two-day Safety at Sea seminar on March 24 and 25, 2018 on Bainbridge Island, with an optional FREE “in water” Lifesling training session on Monday the 26th. Taking place at Bainbridge High School and Bainbridge Aquatic Center, this informative and entertaining training program has  classroom and hands-on sessions designed to […]

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