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
Much of Puget Sound shoreline is developed ‘city’ with once tree lined shores now filled with ‘water view’ homes. The waters South of Tacoma Narrows, ‘South Sound’, are not as developed and those shores with homes are not as densely packed. One can still get a feeling of ‘being with nature’ when cruising these waters. … More Late September ’09 trip to McMicken Island and Jerrell Cove
Beginning of a record setting heat wave in Seattle. I have two days off work and decide to enjoy some natural air conditioning – Puget Sounds mid-50 degree waters! Departure is from the soon to be closed sling launch at Des Moines Marina. One of the two launches is broken and will not be repaired. … More Des Moines to Dockton
Here is a video of my first sail on my new to me boat SWEET PEA – I launched the boat at Des Moines Marina, WA, and sailed around a bit outside the breakwater towards Point Robinson.