First days

Arrived in Port Townsend Boat Haven Marina at about noon after crossing Puget Sound on the Edmonds to Kingston ferry. The cost is a bit shocking when towing a boat, but the convenience of not having to drive through the hell that is Seattle & Tacoma traffic to cross the Tacoma Narrows Bridge and then … More First days

Sweet Pea is back ON THE WATER!

I taking the ferry from Edmonds to Kingston and arrived in Port Townsend about noon. Had the SWEET PEA rigged by 2pm, I’m really out of practice, and she was in the water shortly thereafter. Everything seems to be working just fine and the centerboard even went down! The cruise of the Salish Sea begins!

Ship’s stores

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