BANG!

17 June ’18 – I was completely asleep and all I know is I woke up and BANG. Something had hit SWEET PEA and I was up with my head out of the cabin in a second. I see a large sailboat heading away and a guy saying, ‘I’M SORRY! I’M SORRY! OH WOW! OH … More BANG!

One month

After a nice couple of days at Liberty Bay and Poulsbo it was time to head to Edmonds to meet up with my family and celebrate my sister’s birthday. This trip involved transiting Agate Passage and then crossing the main channel of Puget Sound. There is a strong afternoon and evening wind forecast for Admiralty … More One month

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

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

Da’ Internet don’t work

Olympia Swantown Marina’s ‘free’ WiFi is screwed. They don’t have it correctly configured and to log on even basic protections mean your computer/tablet/phone will not connect. Here are the details on their problem – Error Code: DLG_FLAGS_INVALID_CA DLG_FLAGS_SEC_CERT_DATE_INVALID DLG_FLAGS_SEC_CERT_CN_INVALID When talking to the ISP tech support (i do give a thumbs up to the marina … More Da’ Internet don’t work

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

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