Find the one that works for you and make the best boating decision you can make and join up. I did, and it’s really turned out to be the best experience I could imagine. I’ve made some great friends and had the best time boating of my life.
Where the skiff meets the beach the sound of hundreds, if not thousands of small-flat weathered rocks clatter and scrape against each other as if in protest of having to move out of the way. I feel the same protest from under my Xtra-Tuf boots as I hop out of the boat and onto Pelican […]
We are Kathy & Al Felker and live aboard our boat, Finego, in La Conner, WA. I have a store in La Conner, CleverKathy Designs Embroidery and do all types of embroidery and heat press garments for businesses, events, individuals and boaters. Al is a marine electronics expert and works on all types of boats […]
If you are new to boating this is what it’s all about. If you used to boat and have veered away from it, come on back. To all of you out there that have similar memories and experiences of this magical lifestyle, start forging new memories with the next generation because it’s our turn.
Pay it forward.
See you on the water!
Seattle Yacht Club Opening Day Boat Parade 2013 “Hawaiian Magic” Boat/Entry Name Club/Group/Owner Number Classic Power 40’ & Over “Golden Potlatch Trophy” Class “F” 1st Place Olympus Seattle YC, Classic Yacht Association F6 2nd Place Flying Cloud Classic Yacht Association F3 3rd Place Winifred Seattle Yacht Club F9 Classic Sail – “Oldtimers […]
Most people who are thinking about cruising in the Inside Passage already have the skills, techniques and ability to handle a boat. In other words, they are practiced in seamanship. To cruise to Alaska, there are several areas of seamanship that you need to feel comfortable with, and which I’ve already covered in this series. […]
Cruising in the Inside Passage should be on every boater’s Must-Do List. The rewards for making the trip to Alaska are interesting towns and villages to visit, amazing natural beauty and a wild and remote feel you can’t find elsewhere. The southern part of the Inside Passage from Seattle to Desolation Sound is chic with […]
Safe cruising in the Inside Passage means having the right charts, but this can be confusing and expensive. You have to know which charts and how much detail you think you need. Do you want electronic only or will you carry paper charts? For your electronic charts, which software will you use, and do you […]
When we bought the David B, it did not have any electronics, or an electrical system for that matter. So we needed to plan for our electronics package. Jeffrey’s experience as a professional mariner helped him make educated choices about which electronics were mandatory, which were simply nice to have, and what was just icing […]