We decided to go on a trip to see an old mine, lighthouse, and homestead, with a few stops in between of course. Now, we have found by experience that not everything goes as planned, which in this case didn’t disappoint, now here is how our first trip of the winter went.    , Read More

In our preparation to go to Alaska, we really were hoping for a weather window that would allow us to go around the outside of Vancouver Island, into Queen Charlotte Sound & through Hecate Strait. After much searching on-line we could not find anyone who had made a similar voyage and published their experience, Read More

Our girls hangin’ out with Angela. It actually took a lot of effort to get out of Bodega Bay. Our first try was soon after the 4th of July. Learning from previous experience, we worked at making sure everything was stowed away before leaving the dock. Although there was a light wind upon leaving, Read More

(I’m sorry for the tardy updates, I’ve two more following this one as I’m playing catch up. We aren’t lost at sea, just stuck in port!) After arriving in Drake’s Bay we had talked about staying a day to make a few repairs to the rigging. Some of the of the d-rings for raising, Read More

The skies were gray & lightly sprinkling the morning we woke to leave the bay. With the cold cereal finished & dishes piled in the sink, (I didn’t have time to wash them as we were running late) the four of us began raising the anchor. We took team shifts winding it up this, Read More

We did it! Spur of the moment of course, because if I’d told all of you something would have stopped us. Mark, a fellow with the neighboring sailboat, was going to go down most of the Napa River so we asked to follow. We had an hour to make ready & button things up., Read More