The Year of the Refit

Boat work means lists, projects and knowing it will all be worth it  (published January/February 2018) Switching my electric sander off, I watched dust settle around […]

Time After Time

A concept that is both fixed and fluid aboard a cruising sailboat  (published November/December 2017) When I came on deck at 11 p.m. it was still […]

Land Ho!

The culture shock of life ashore  (published August 2017) Stepping from the marina parking lot onto the sidewalk, cars rushed by in a flash and I […]

For the Love of Alaska

Achieving a cruising dream  (published June/July 2017) With our bright blue spinnaker poled out and full of wind, we sailed across the border between British Columbia […]

Learn Your Life Raft

(published April 2017) With sea boots and foul weather gear full of water, I stepped onto the bottom rung of the life raft’s boarding ladder and […]