Sailing With Josh

If you are interested in more information about the Pacific Seacraft Flicka 20 sailboat beyond what this blog has to offer, check out the following links. There are some great pictures,...

The Last Age of Sail I awoke to a generous amount of wake as fishermen were coming and going from the Kingston Marina. No matter though, I was not interested in...

I sailed out of the Utsalady Bay anchorage at 9am with a light South wind and a waning flood tide. I sailed around the North end of Camano Island and beat...

The long marine road to Seattle goes through La Conner. Did I know I was going to go that way when I left Friday Harbor? No. I had originally planned to...

Southern Resident Orcas Sighting Off of Lime Kiln State Park, June 25th 2017 One of the great things about exploring the Pacific Northwest from a small boat is the marine wildlife...

I awoke at sunrise and prepared to paddle the kayak around Portland Island. It would be good exercise and a way to use time before the 9am low tide, when I...

I made another early start from Telegraph Harbor. My plan was to catch the ebb tide down through Sansum Narrows, on the west side of Salt Spring Island. In combination with...

  Crossing the Strait of Georgia became my main prerogative, so I decided to wake up early and see if there was a weather window. I had an interest in crossing...

It was a beautiful day the morning I left False Creek. The wind was forecast from the northwest and I decided to go up to Howe Sound.  This would mean a...

Day 15 was spent as a leisure day in False Creek. It was at this time that I really considered the international past time of “the boaters’ gaze,” which in False Creek...