Summer provisioning is underway in earnest. Partially filled crates clutter the dining room, and list items are being added and checked off pretty much daily. We went up to Airship for a few days last week/weekend and managed to take up a good size load of stuff (nice not to leave it all for the […]
For all the ocean voyaging dreamers out there, here’s a book review to inspire by local PNW author Wendy Hinman… The Long Way Back by Lois Joy Hofmann This book is the third in a series of gorgeous picture books that take you all the way around the world with the author and her husband […]
Connecting marine electronics together is an important goal for modern boaters. Many different ways exist to do this, but most require gateways or direct connections to larger equipment. Once you have them connected, configuration and being able to use all the data effectively from as many devices as possible is usually the next challenge. The Nemo […]
Cruisers College in Anacortes is once again bringing a bunch of knowledge to local boaters. If you’re an aspiring voyager, simply want to cruiser our local waters or are looking to increase your technical skills to become a better boater, you might not need to look any farther than their April slate of classes. Launched […]
Our friends at Slowboat.com continue their informative series about cruising the Inside Passage with this webinar on clearing customs in Washington and Alaska.
With big breezes and cold air and water, it has been an eventful few days for boaters and USCG crews on the waters of the Pacific Northwest. Coast Guard crews were involved in multiple incidences throughout the holiday weekend in Washington, responding to cases where mariners were ill prepared or, with tragic consequences, not wearing lifejackets. Late Saturday morning, the owner […]
We’re still firmly entrenched in winter, but signs of spring have recently been popping up ever so slightly around the Salish Sea. The new season isn’t here yet, of course, and strong southerlies and brisk northerlies are still bound to sweep in over the next couple months. As boaters, we obviously need to keep a keen eye out for […]