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It must be Watmough
It must be Watmough

It was good to take a break from all the sailing motoring from the past few days. It was also good to have a new....

Just to anger the plankton
Just to anger the plankton

We got straight back to the sailing once we departed the shipyard. We wanted away from the noise of city life. Even Port Townsend, as....

Lonely, smokey sails
Lonely, smokey sails

Port Gamble turned out to be a bust. The morning after we arrived Kerri took the dinghy to shore to do a bit of fungi....

Now we are true full time sailors
Now we are true full time sailors

The big day has come and passed; the day in which Meriwether was hauled out of the water, placed on blocks, and we set about....

The second half north
The second half north

There are times in which Kerri and I spend numerous days moving only between the bed and our respective workstations. Our work week spent at....

Peace and Anchor
Peace and Anchor

There were only two days before our reservations at Boston Harbor Marina so we didn’t want to go too far. Kerri found a new anchorage....

Getting half way north
Getting half way north

There we were, not far out of Olympia, and nine days away from a scheduled haul-out in Port Townsend almost 90 nautical miles of sailing....

Stretch & Hope
Stretch & Hope

We had some minor commitments coming up the following week which included a few days in a marina again, and a family visit. But first,....

Don’t anchor behind those boaters
Don’t anchor behind those boaters

Visiting the south Puget Sound in a sail boat means the amount of sailing one will be doing is very much in question. The water....

Eagle Island and Penrose Point
Eagle Island and Penrose Point

Our short time at Eagle Island State Marine Park consisted only of two real happenings; First was our attempt to hike the trail system on....

Navigating the Tacoma Narrows
Navigating the Tacoma Narrows

We stayed in Quartermaster Harbor for only a single night. There wasn’t much left to see here as it were, and we still had two....

A great sail around Maury
A great sail around Maury

Leaving the marina felt amazing, and it was one helluva confidence booster, but our day on the water would be the cherry on top of....

Salty achievement unlocked
Salty achievement unlocked

Seven weeks ago we left the marina in Bellingham. We have not been back to one since. It feels good to be self sufficient enough....

Blake Island Marine State Park
Blake Island Marine State Park

Before the decision was made [by the Canadian border closure] to head into the South Sound this year, I had heard from other more experienced....

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