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Maintenance | Preparation | Weather

Ready, set,…

Today we tied up loose ends so we can depart Haines in the morning; cars and trailers are farmed out to friends who will assist with transportation when the time comes, post office keys were turned in, and the boat was provisioned and readied for sailing.

Unfortunately, the weather outlook does not look favorable. With […]

Maintenance | Preparation

Masthead Chores

Roger enjoys a new perspective…

Today’s trip up the mast was more of a reconnaissance than a maintenance trip. We thought we were going to straighten the radio antenna and perform a quick repair on the tricolor light but, as usual, weather and corrosion have taken their toll on the equipment.

The radio antenna […]

Haines

Perfect Sail

A happy crew enjoys the afternoon sail. Photo by Dave DisBrow

Location: Portage Bay Wind: SSE 10 G15 Temp: 51F Partly Cloudy

When a youth group from a church in Seattle showed up last Tuesday to help us with moving our household goods, they refused pay or donations; when we offered to take them […]