Anchoring

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. I just love going for a cruise and finding a quiet cove away from all the other boats. These are one of many … More Anchoring

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?

Back to Dockton

I wake and make my morning coffee. It is early so the boats at the public dock are quiet as if people are up they are not on deck. I enjoy watching the boats, a few seabirds and the sun rising. I receive a note from the Potters: no one going to Blake. I let … More Back to Dockton

Longbranch

John and Dave head for home early in the morning where I spent my time at Penrose State Park having a leisurely morning late breakfast and enjoying a book. I’ve received confirmation from the Potters that they are headed to Longbranch Marina at Filucy Bay. I’ll meet them this afternoon.   I depart after lunch … More Longbranch

Change of plans

Overnight at Eagle Island I received an update from the Potters: they decided to go to Jarrell Cove and would arrive at Longbranch in a couple of days. I agreed to meet them at Longbranch and now needed to decide where to go. Penrose Point State Park is close and has two sets of buoys … More Change of plans

Blake to Dockton

A quiet evening was had at Blake Island. I enjoyed a hot shower and watched the racoons inspect the beaches and docks. The geese were vocal. The next destination, Dockton, is at Quartermaster Harbor, Vashon Island. The location is a homecoming of sorts for Sweet Pea as her prior two owners kept her there on … More Blake to Dockton