Cruising Desolation Sound with Classic Books and Stories

I have always been an excellent armchair…

Finding Our Own Way in Pole Pass

The Leonard family relaxes on Teal after…

A Boat, A Baby, and Bears!

The author and daughter, Vela,…

Is This Even Real?! 48° North Cruising Rally 2023

The best sailing of the trip, broad reaching in…

#TBT High Latitude Sailing – Immersion Style

In our latest Throwback Thursday, PNW journalist David Schmidt has a conversation with adventurer and writer, Cameron Dueck. The article ran in the July 2012 issue of 48° North, a few years after Dueck departed Victoria, BC,…

#TBT: Five Days, Four Islands – A Brief Journal of the Unexpected

In our latest Throwback Thursday, we follow along on a sailing journey through the San Juan Islands where every day and moment must be savored.

Shifting Gears: Mechanical Machinations

Powerboat cruising is fast and fun... when the engine works! Several days into our thus-far blissful and easy summer cruise on our new-to-us C-Dory 22, Sea Lab, we landed in Edmonds to refuel. My partner in life and…

#TBT: The Seas of the “Suzy Wong”

In our latest Throwback Thursday, we revisit four Seattle shipmates who survived hurricane force winds, thunderstorms, and barely missing a potential “show down” with pirates and armed soldiers, as they sailed from Hong Kong…