The Cruiser’s College in Anacortes is at it again, this time with a fall lineup of classes sure to entice mariners into learning more about their boat’s systems and much more. Launched in 2016 with the goal of providing mariners with high quality, useful marine courses at a reasonable price, Cruiser’s College’s aim is to create safer […]
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I always felt slightly out of place sitting at a desk from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. every day, returning home to a beige house in the suburbs, crammed into a tree-lined street elbow to elbow with all the other houses, all looking just about the same. I had a hard time finding a place […]
Sailboat maintenance and refitting often involves many difficult, frustrating jobs – diesel engine work, rigging, fiberglassing, boatyard work. So it’s really nice to have some easy, fun ones mixed in sometimes. If you only did hard projects all the time, you’d probably burn out. Easy projects are short, cheap and rewarding because they quickly make […]
Sailing The Sea Bear is a new YouTube travel show featuring Captain Shawn and cameraman Phil. Both are veterans of the US Armed Forces, one a retired US Navy EOD technician and the other a US Army Infantryman. The Sea Bear, a sloop rigged 1985 C&C Landfall 39 is their home and dream maker as they voyage […]
The 41st Wooden Boat Festival was, as always, an entertaining and informative time filled with fine folks and cool boats. Photographer Mark Aberle was there capturing the scene all weekend and shared these great images with Three Sheets.
There seems to be a bit of a scam going around with several companies offering to “help” you renew your USCG Vessel Documentation, the catch? The help will cost you several times the normal cost $ 26.00 the US Coast Guard charges. Some people in a sailing group I belong to have fallen for this […]
In the second episode in my Cruising Desolation Sound series, our little flotilla moves on to Grace Harbor and Squirrel Cove, before heading for one of my favorite anchorages – Pendrell Sound. I hope you enjoy this video, and stay tuned for Episode 3! If you enjoy my videos, please give them a “thumbs up”, and […]