The Curve of Time

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

heavy weather sailing

winter weather makes me think about storm sailing.  when in the library last week i saw the book Adlard Coles’ Heavy Weather Sailing, 6th ed., by Peter Bruce.  written for ocean sailors, the information is still helpful for smaller coastal, inland and lake trailer sailors.  overall the book is well written with examples and summaries based on real boats in … More heavy weather sailing