Great Live Aboard Boat Article

My wife turned me on to this wonderfully written article about living aboard a boat. Every once in a while, I’ll come across articles like this. The author, Captain Keith, is truly a kindred spirit. He and I see eye to eye on many things.

San Juan Sailing Video

When I was a kid, my friends and I used to watch snow boarding videos in October and November to get all psyched for the impeding snow season. Now that we’re smack dab in the middle of winter weather, it helps me to watch great videos depicting the warm weather and awesome boating conditions in the San Juan Island. I came across this great san juan sailing video. Get psyched!!!

Seashore Foraging

winter foraging

Deborah Luhrman just published a great article on her experiences with a seashore foraging class she took on a Californian beach near Monterey Bay. The class was taught by lifelong seashore forager Dennis Judson. The best part about her summary is that many of the sea vegetables and seafood mentioned, like nori, ulva sea lettuce, alaria, limpets, sea urchins, abalone, and muscles, all grow in healthy quantities right here in the Puget Sound and San Juan Islands. Her summary also included some gourmet recipes for…

Where to See Whales

Trying to find killer whales in the Puget Sound is a bit like trying to find needles in a haystack. Everyone once in a while though, people get lucky. While Lime Kiln State Park is consistently one of the best places for whale watching, you simply have to spend time on the water to see things like this: This video was taken at Point Robinson off Vashon Island near Seattle on Monday, December 3rd, 2012. Thank you Meg McDonald for uploading such a great video!…

San Juan Island Vacations

orcas island vacation rentals

The Huffington Post just published a four part expos̩ on the San Juan Islands. Even as a life-long recreator of the islands, I found some new information. The pictures in the articles make for good eye candy too! Part 1 РIntroduction Part 2 РOrcas Island Part 3 РSan Juan Island Part 4 РLopez Island

Boat Anchor Types

types of boat anchors

A local blogger that I follow rather closely just published a great review of boat anchor types on his blog. Alan, who goes by the nickname Stormy, lives aboard his boat, The, ‘ in the Bellingham area and actively blogs on Art of Hookie. His has a ton of sailing experience and I was super stoked when he came out with his review for anchors. Check them out: The Old Ball And Chain Worlds Best Anchor

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