11 June ’18 – A leisurely morning in Port Ludlow as Port Townsend Canal current is flooding most of the day and therefore against me. Was chilly overnight. Momma Kitty woke at our usually time, between 5 and 530am, ate some kibble and then came back under the covers for more snoozing. We then slept … More Party Time in Port Townsend
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
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!
After almost seven years Sweet Pea has once again returned to Puget Sound. She will be back on saltwater in a few more days! The drive from Denver was uneventful. I was in no real hurry so, in general, drove short distances and enjoyed being out of Colorado. Early this upcoming week I’ll take … More Sweet Pea has returned to the PNW!
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
November 3rd 2013 … time goes quickly. In the time since my post below I have driven to the East coast twice and the west coast twice with Sage 17s in tow. I have also made another west coast trip to collect Sage 17 trailers. while on the East coast I delivered a boat to … More Busy sailing and driving boats around USA