Galley Delights: ‘Roccan Tomato Soup

A simple blend of peanut butter and tomatoes creates a surprisingly exotic soup with a Middle Eastern flair. This recipe combines super easy with super delicious, and it’s made with ingredients you probably have on hard.…

Destinations: Finding Hammersley Inlet

Here's our latest installment from Jim Burgoyne of SalishSeaPilot.com on a little known part of Puget Sound... The trip up Hammersley Inlet, to the southwestern-most reaches of Puget Sound, offers some surprises. (Photo by…

Destinations: Circumnavigating Cortes Island

Here’s our latest installment from Three Sheets Northwest guest columnist Jim Burgoyne of SalishSeaPilot.com… Not a ripple breaks the stillness across Squirrel Cove, one of Cortes Island’s best anchorages. (Photo by Ken…

Destinations: Port Angeles au natural

Here’s our latest installment from Three Sheets Northwest guest columnist Jim Burgoyne of SalishSeaPilot.com… Port Angeles, with Mount Angeles and the Olympic Mountains rising behind. (Photo by Wester Van) If the San Juan…

Destinations: Getting high on Hornby

Here’s our latest installment from Three Sheets Northwest guest columnist Jim Burgoyne of SalishSeaPilot.com… Looking down and across to Denman Island from the Mt Geoffrey Escarpment. The generation to which you belong might…

Winning the war on drips

It’s a long hard struggle to get the upper hand on condensation and its fungal accomplices. The temperature dipped to the lowest it had been this winter and I became, I admit, obsessed with the nemesis of my life as a…

Salish Sea Pilot’s guide to the Broughtons is here

This photo which Lynne snapped on a glorious morning in Drury Inlet graces the cover of our new guide to the Broughton Archipelago. Blogging has fallen off the radar as Lynne and I tacked like mad against headwinds to get…

Destinations: Signs of life at Dead Point

Here’s our latest installment from Three Sheets Northwest guest columnist Jim Burgoyne of SalishSeaPilot.com… The lovely bay southeast of Dead Point might give you the illusion that you are the first to arrive. That’s the…

Forward Harbour welcome

Here’s our latest installment from Three Sheets Northwest guest columnist Jim Burgoyne of SalishSeaPilot.com… A view east down Forward Harbour from the anchorage at Douglas Bay. (Photo by Salish Sea Pilot) The crew had grown…

Stern-tie angst

Even the smallest anchorages can feel expanssive when all vessels stern tie. (Photo by Wilf Ratzburg) There are times, chatting with other cruisers, when someone says, sometimes as a confession, sometimes defiantly, that…