Living Aboard

Blog posts about my experiences living aboard the S/V Libby.

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Crewing and Rendezvousing

Having a hole in my boat has not stopped me from enjoying the gorgeous weather and the fun of sailing, both on and off the water. A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure of sailing aboard Story a Cape George Cutter. Its captain, Jim, asked me and two others along for Sunday’s local…

Liveaboard seeks new sailboat?

Well. I have a lot to catch up on, and not to worry, I’ll cover everything from the last three weeks as best I can. When time permits, I’ll document my experience with BoatUS (that will be a longer post) and catch up on posts I meant to write before the Ramming of 2012. For…

Libby Got Hit

My Islander 30 MK II was hit on Tuesday by a 30 foot Norstar powerboat. Riley and I were ashore at the time of the impact. No one was hurt. A witness to the accident says the Norstar hit my boat three times under power. As the photo shows, she was hit with a great…

Solo and going with the flow

Last weekend Riley and I decided to go for a mini weekend cruise to reward ourselves for not shooting anybody during the Poulsbo Third of July Fireworks. I was abundantly thankful that neither my boat nor any of my neighbor’s boats were harmed, bumped into, or even glared at. In fact as I was staying…

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