Do you know the condition of your boat’s deck hardware bedding?

NOTE: I originally posted this November 2017 on Sage Marine’s BLOG. In a short time the BLOG will be closed – stupidly. I am reposting this information so it is not lost. Your sailboat’s deck hardware should have been installed using a bedding compound. (I sadly write ‘should’ as I have worked on boats where … More Do you know the condition of your boat’s deck hardware bedding?

Montgomery #375 Sweet Pea is FOR SALE

With a very heavy heart Momma Kitty and I need to sell our much loved Sweet Pea as we’ve decided we like living on the water and though an extremely capable boat Sweet Pea isn’t appropriate for living aboard through the Pacific Northwest late-fall, winter and early spring.  She is appropriate for daysailing, long weekends and extended … More Montgomery #375 Sweet Pea is FOR SALE

To Blakely Harbor

Having gone shopping, taken a shower and seen my family I and Momma Kitty departed Edmonds for Blakely Harbor. The sailing was wonderful with the wind slowly lightening from 10-15kts to about 5kts and generally from the southwest-ish so there was some tacking. As usual the seas around Edmonds were choppy with the interaction of … More To Blakely Harbor

Family time

I had a good dinner of beer and oysters with my Dad the night I arrived in Edmonds. We went to Anthony’s Cafe at the Edmonds Marina so it was right ‘next door’ to where Sweet Pea was moored. The next day was full family time to celebrate both dad’s birthday and Mother’s Day. Went … More Family time

Port Ludlow to Edmonds

Through the night the wind was gusty at times humming in the rigging. Halfway through the night Momma Kitty wanted under the covers. The morning was sunny. Morning coffee warmed the body and cabin where I enjoyed listening to the news, collected the weather forecast and checked the tide and current tables. Today will go a … More Port Ludlow to Edmonds

Port Ludlow

It isn’t far from Mats Mats Bay to Port Ludlow – just leave Mats Mats and hang a right. I headed out to find a moderate wind from the NE and set sail. Hada gentle sail to the Port Ludlow Marina where I did motor to the fuel dock so I could dump the porta-potti … More Port Ludlow