The Joys of Winter Cruising

(published November 2016) When the rain came, I pulled my hood over my hat, lowered my head slightly to look at the compass and took my […]

The Rewards of Racing

(Published August 2016) Red buoy #2 bobbed dead ahead in the swell as we passed astern of the committee boat on the tumultuous Columbia River Bar. […]

Beauty Abounds in Desolation Sound

Warm water and amazing scenery are just the beginning in this idyllic playground  (published March 2016) As we rounded Sarah Point on Malaspina Peninsula and made […]

Just Sail the Boat

(published December 2015) I was on the dock casting off lines when Jill put the engine in reverse. Then, when she powered up to back us […]

Linger Longer

(published October 2015) My phone buzzed on the table next to my laptop in the small village café with a text message from Jill. “Crystal clear […]

Island Time

Exploring British Columbia’s Southern Gulf Islands and capital city offers solitude and a lively urban atmosphere  (published August 2015) The strong southerly that had propelled us […]