I’ve fallen WAY behind in posting updates about the trip. I and Momma Kitty are doing well and are half-way through our 56th of living and cruising on SWEET PEA. Currently having a layover day at Port Browning, North Pender Island, Gulf Islands, Canada, for laundry, me taking a shower and grocery shopping. As you … More Day 56
The next adventure has started – Sweet Pea, Momma Kitty and Dave are headed for the Salish Sea!
A well regarded series of stories by M. Wylie Blanchet is known by most sailors that travel the Salish Sea. The stories cover Wylie’s adventures, and some miss-adventures, traveling the northern reaches of the Strait of Georgia to just North of Vancouver Island. She traveled this area in the 1920s and 1930s in a small … More The Curve of Time
For my upcoming 2018 many months Salish Sea trip, could be up to five months on the water, I need to figure out what which ship’s stores are really needed v. what I want – I have seventeen feet of boat, that will also be shared with a cat, to carry all the stuff. I must … More Ship’s stores
With my new freedom and in preparation for my Spring/Summer/Fall 2018 extended cruise I’ve begun to read more closely some www-sites that were helpful when I last was actively cruising and living near the Salish Sea. One that has good local knowledge is Three Sheets Northwest. A bit about the site – As boaters and … More Three Sheets Northwest
Update on my sailing plans that are different than I posted a few days ago – I will NOT be at Lake Pleasant for the Winkleboat Ran-Tan and I will not be sailing a SageCat nor a Sage 17. Sorry to those that wished to see the boats and/or me at the lake. In better … More In just a few days things change