Sailing With Josh


Sampaguita Sailing up Jervis Inlet People who originally ordered a Pacific Seacraft Flicka 20 could get a new, well built, high-end, blue water capable cruiser with or without big boat amenities. It had a design that sailed well and looked good. This strength and variety have been good for the second-hand market. Having owned the 1985 Flicka 20, Sampaguita, now for six years, I have a lot of first-hand experience to talk about… Read More

It was Day 15 of my 2017, June on the Hook Expedition, in Sampaguita, my Pacific Seacraft Flicka 20 sailboat and a leisure day in False Creek in Canada’s Vancouver, British Columbia. It was at here that I considered the international past-time of “the boaters’ gaze.” In False Creek it is at its extreme. Most boaters do “the gaze” whether they accept it or not. Being outdoor folk by nature, the cockpit of… Read More