Sailing With Josh

Oh Joe, you’ve never launched a boat from a trailer, but you have witnessed it being done many times. You are not an expert to give advice on the subject, but...

Oh, Joe, everyone needs a tow sometime! Engine failure is the most common reason for needing a tow. It’s happened to you, it’s happened to your friends, and you hear about...

Oh, Joe, you invited two friends for a day on your sailboat. They invite you to their house. This is your way to give back. It is a beautiful, hot, Saturday...

Oh Joe! You recently purchased a Lord Nelson sailboat. It is your first sailboat and you are neck-deep in the learning curve. You know that some boats are bigger than others,...

Oh Joe! You’ve bought a “new to you” sailboat. You practiced in the canal, you’ve tried different sail combinations and you’ve got it on and off the dock. You’ve backed it...

Oh Joe! You are returning to your homeport inside the Washington Ship Canal before the Memorial Day weekend. You are on a reciprocal route of the mass exit through the Hiram...

Oh Joe! It’s early in the season and you have headed to Blake Island for an overnight. With just a few boats at the marina upon arrival, you have your choice...

Oh Joe! It’s your first live-aboard and the Columbia 26 is low on amenities. The water tank is not hooked up so you are refilling gallon jugs to have a supply...

Oh, Joe! You’ve had the boat for a few months, and you’ve done some warm-up sailing in the Ship Canal and on Lake Union. You’ve got the halyards figured out, and...