One of my favorite spots to drop the anchor in the San Juan Islands is likely Garrison Bay. I like the great holding bottom, the hike up Young Hill, and the overall history of the place. Another thing I like – it’s just around the corner from Westcott Bay and the Westcott Bay Shellfish Co. I […]
Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today’s podcast is an interview I did with Tiffany and Bruce Halabisky during the 2017 Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival. Tiffany & Bruce spent 11 years sailing around the world on their 34′ Atkin designed gaff cutter Vixen. During the voyage they had 2 daughters (Solianna and Seffa Jane) and the time […]
Julie’s birthday was in April. For a present, I got her a mechanic. A friend of mine, who also happens to be a diesel mechanic, agreed to ride over to Friday Harbor with me to school us on the basic maintenance of a diesel engine. I have learned my way around gasoline engines, but there […]
With a few days (in a row) of spring weather and a few days off from work, I decided to seize the opportunity to get away. I didn’t really feel like going very far, and even though I’ve spent a lot of time cruising the San Juans, there are quite a few places I’ve motored […]
A big part of what Three Sheets was founded to do was to help local boating authors share their stories. So, when GuestDock blogger Jason Taylor took the time to write his first novel this winter, we were keen to help him spread the word. Titled “End of the Wild: Shipwrecked in the Pacific Northwest”, Jason is offering a Kindle […]
Huge congrats from Three Sheets Northwest to one of our original “Guest Dock” bloggers, SV Totem, for completing a lap around the planet. Well done! Courtesy flags reaching from Totem’s bow to masthead flutter in the breeze, a colorful strand representing most of the countries we’ve visited while sailing around the world. It’s still hard […]
I recently stumbled across this excellent interview with my good friend and sailing inspiration Carol Hasse, which was done by OffCenterHarbor.com. Enjoy!