The Unparalleled Beauty of Cruising

Sheer cliffs shot from the water’s edge straight up thousands of feet. Mere boat lengths from their craggy faces, the water depths dropped to 500 then 1,000 feet. Above it all, jagged, snowcapped mountain peaks dangled and broke the clouds to reveal a beautiful blue sky  (published September 2016) We

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You’ll Outlive The Bastards

Recharge your batteries with an adventure close to home  (published August 2014) Fact: Americans need more time off. We take notoriously few paid vacation days each year: 12, compared to 25 in Japan, 28 in Australia and a whopping 42 in Italy. It’s not because we’re chained to our desks;

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Ewing Cove, Sucia Island Washington

A springtime trip to the San Juan Islands reveals empty anchorages and splendid hiking  (published July 2014) My eyes darted quickly from the slowly dropping depth meter to rocks on either side of us as we slipped into Ewing Cove on the northeast side of Sucia Island. When our depth

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