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… Continue reading Crewing and Rendezvousing
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… Continue reading Liveaboard seeks new sailboat?
Today BoatUS got in touch with my attorney, so we’re now in contact. I’ll update with specifics as negotiations progress.
It’s been over a week since Libby was rammed by a 30 foot Norstar. I’ve been waiting to update this blog when I had definitive news, but I do not. Frustrating? Yes. I have retained an attorney to help me. I know that people are wondering what the heck is going on with this, but… Continue reading Boat update: keeping it all in perspective
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… Continue reading Libby Got Hit
August 1, 2012, will be my one year anniversary of living aboard. Last year I posted a lengthy article about why I’d be living aboard a sailboat, and I’ve gotten a few requests to write a One Year Later styled post on my experiences aboard, if the lifestyle has lived up to, exceeded, or even… Continue reading Living aboard: your questions, please!
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… Continue reading Solo and going with the flow