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…

Shifting Gears: Bliss Before Some Hiccups

Part One of The First Cruise on Sea Lab Tekla and Dennis (right) putting their mugs to use. But is it coffee or wine in there? After only four trailer launches and one overnight trip with our new C-Dory, Sea Lab, it came…

Shifting Gears: First Launch

Look Ma, no tiller! The author adjusting to the weather-protected helm of the C-Dory. Longtime sailors chart a new course on a C-Dory. It had been a long time since we trailer-launched a boat. Our past two boats — a Cal 27…