From Vermont Sailing Partners
Remove sails from boat – Don’t leave them on boom/furling system all winter. Leaving the sails exposed to the elements is a sure way of shortening their life.
Inspect the sails for minor damage as you are removing them.
Mainsail – Look for broken luff slides and shackles, worn [...]
Race five by the calendar but only the second for which we gained results. Once again it was a warm sunny afternoon but this time we had useful wind even if it was a little frolicsome. Ten boats came out, including two who are new to our fleet, all finished the fairly short course in [...]
Six boats came out for the race on a beautiful sunny and warm afternoon. Due to winds that were even more erratic than normal, and an overambitious course for the conditions, no one finished within the time limit. Details after the break.
Thursday, Oct 3, 6:15 PM Northwest Maritime Center
Distinguished as the most active America’s Cup sailor during the 12 Meter era, for over 25 years Halsey Herreshoff was bowman, crew boss, or navigator in six campaigns and sailed in four America’s Cup matches. The Northwest Maritime Center & Wooden Boat Foundation is [...]
Chum salmon in Chimicum Creek. Photo by Joe Baier.
The recent rains have brought in salmon to thrash up the gravel stream beds, spawn and die. It’s an amazing sight to see (and hear) and one that is so much a part of living and boating around the Salish Sea. Thanks to Owen for [...]