Sewing Sails Under Sail

The author found an occasion early on to try her sewing machine underway. A new sewing machine becomes a favorite tool when an opportunistic sail repair job is needed while underway. I’ve needed to use a lot of unfamiliar…

Resteering the Rudder

The author and Trevor enjoy a quiet moment on the bow of his boat. My boyfriend Trevor and I recently finished a huge refit on my boat… or so we thought. We installed a new water tank, re-wired all the electrical systems,…

Sailing the Worries Away:
Cruising with My Mother

The author's mother aboard Hecate in Princess Louisa Inlet. When I first got my 1965 Pearson Triton, I sent my mother an original advertisement for it along with the accompanying text, copied from the official Pearson Yachts…