Blog is on Vacation but …

Blog is on Vacation but …

We are in Portland for part of the  summer and fall. But that’s not a good reason for missing blog entries. So I thought I’d present a slightly different view for this entry.  Boats from different parts of the Pacific coast and Caribbean. We may have all...
The Serendipitous Fort Sherman

The Serendipitous Fort Sherman

When traveling and especially by boat  –  our skills in improvisation, invention and  patience are constantly exercised and tested. We also  need to embrace ambiguity when the paths forward aren’t clear. The boat needed a fair amount of work to become ...

A Visit to the National Weather Bureau (NOAA)

This afternoon I went across the street from the marina here in Eureka to the local NOAA  office. These people forcast the weather for this area of the Nation. They are  responsible for the region from Pt. St George (next to Crescent City, Ca) on down to Pt...
Blog is on Vacation but …

Catching Up

Wednesday, 7/11/12, 6 a.m. Leave Walker Island anchorage for Astoria. The anchorage was certainly idyllic in some respects – cozy, sparkling water, lots of birds and quiet (for a while). A Kestrel or Peregrine falcon was hunting above the water nearby. The wind was...