Nick Reid (in conjunction with Stig Osterberg) captured some great aerial video of last Saturdays race. There are three clips all of which can be seen below. Lots can be learned by studying them carefully. Thanks Nick and Stig!
It helps most if you remember the very light and shifty breeze and see how boats […]
Race 7 was scheduled as a “make-up” should we not be able to run six successful races in the regular series to permit a throw-out of each boat’s worst performance. This year we had six completed races but had not celebrated the series with a BBQ as tradition dictates. As the RC tends to loiter […]
National Weather Service Forecast
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA- 857 AM PDT FRI MAR 25 2016
SAT SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 OR 2 FT.
SAT NIGHT S WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 OR 2 FT […]
A video record of Ashlyn and Russell Brown’s sailing trip on JZERRO to Haida Gwaii and the west coast of Vancouver Island along with Alex Spear on VITA DUMAS. Well worth heading over to the PT Watercraft site to read the entire post.
This last June and July, Russell and I sailed our multi-hull […]
A winter scene by Sean Trew. Click for larger image.
Sometimes racing seems all consuming. From the Daily Beast.
A man who spent 438 days at sea after his boat was overpowered by a strong storm is being sued by his crewmate’s family—who accuse him of eating the junior sailor to stay alive. Salvador Alvarenga has said that crewmate Ezequiel Cordoba, 22, died on […]
A post from Saltwater People Historical Society by way of Three Sheets NW.
Point Wilson Lighthouse, Port Townsend, Washington. From the archives of the S.P.H.S.©
“There was much fanfare when Point Wilson Lighthouse was established at the west side entrance to Admiralty Inlet and Puget Sound in 1879. Its strategic location was near the […]
A lovely poem to cruising an old wooden boat. VIXEN and her crew were at the 2015 Wooden Boat Festival. Thanks, Jak, for the tip.
Vixen’s Voyage from Nicole Halabisky on Vimeo.