It’s soup weather, y’all! And on today’s Boat Chef, we’re making a delicious veggie sausage, kale and potato soup that’ll warm you right up! Continue reading on Life at Six Knots.
If you own a boat, you have fire extinguishers aboard. You have to. Not only for safety but because it’s the law. And chances are you have some made by Kidde. Not sure? You definitely want to check because they’ve just recalled 40 million of their extinguishers, some of which have been on the market […]
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 […]
With fall firmly upon us and winter peeking around the corner, two things are bound to happen in the coming months in the Salish Sea: low pressure systems will sweep in off the Pacific Ocean bringing strong southerlies, and brisk northerlies will push down from the Fraser River Valley. As boaters, we obviously need to keep a keen […]
Winter is rapidly approaching here in Puget Sound. The days are getting shorter and cooler, and while fall is still giving us some of the most beautiful days of the year, the time has come to start preparing for the cold, dark, damp months ahead. Here are eight suggestions for surviving the winter as a […]
NOAA launched a new Nautical Chart Catalog and, with fewer clicks, it’s easier for me and others to navigate. It also shows all the charts for a given area (i.e. South Puget Sound shows all the current charts available with a button to click on for the options such as a PDF file or a […]
Removing moisture from the boat is one of the first challenges for a liveaboard boat in the PNW. Every day, breathing, cooking, and rain drenched clothing add moisture vapor to the air, and that’s on top of a base level of high humidity the outside air is at during our rainy weeks. And let’s hope […]