18 June ’18 – After talking with the Choey Lee owner I do the dishes, secure the boat and motor to the Oak Harbor Marina dock to get so gasoline, dump the porta potti and fill the water tank. The day is quickly getting hot and there is not a breath of wind as SWEET … More Swinomish Channel, Anacortes and Spencer Spit
I’ve just become aware that there is a new permit for a boat visiting Washington State waters – Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Prevention Permit for Out-of-State Boaters. It seems in 2017 this new permit was approved – effective 2018. The permit is to assist the help the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife’s efforts in preventing the spread … More A new boating permit
The next adventure has started – Sweet Pea, Momma Kitty and Dave are headed for the Salish Sea!
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
Here I’m sailing SWEET PEA across Rosario Strait –