The Dreaded Lopez Channel

Making it into Fisherman Bay Takes Patience and a Sing-Song Assist

Marina del Rey to Astoria

Hopping North Up the Coast to Get a Newly Acquired Grand Banks Home

Healing My Sailing Anxiety

How I Learned to Enjoy the Sailing Portion of the Cruising Lifestyle I Love

Close to the Water: A Second Cruise with My Mate

A Second Cruise Brings Border Crossings, Uncertainty, and Lessons Learned.

A Weekend Cruise with the Whole Family

The author enjoying local sailing. "Hold…

Sailing With Strangers

Finding Worldwide Voyaging Experiences Aboard Other People’s Boats

Dancing Bear Magic

A passage from Haida Gwaii to Tofino brings big winds, seas and learning opportunities.

Mischief on the Edge

Sharing the knowledge —…

Predicaments in Paradise

Since buying our 1984 Grand Soleil 39, Yahtzee, in Seattle in 2012, our family has cruised over 15,000 miles from Washington, Oregon, British Columbia and Alaska, south through Mexico, Central and South America, and now in…