Magical Isle

Here, in the Pacific Northwest, the boating season is short.  We don’t want to miss a single moment of the sunshine, especially in  the San Juan Islands.  It’s our local playground, but more than that, it is a place to reflect on nature and our place in the universe.  Sucia Island is our favorite San Juan Island, located to the […]

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Take the Wheel Anyone?

For the past several years, certainly one of the most popular programs offered during the Annapolis Sailboat Show, especially for those looking to purchase a new boat, is the Take the Wheel Workshop. What is Take the Wheel? In a nutshell, it’s an opportunity for people attending the Annapolis show to go for a sail on several different sized boats and […]

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Kumealon to Ketchikan

Keep up with the Andersons Abroad — a family of four taking part in the Sail Alaska Trip this year! July 5th, 2017 As has become our custom, we motored out of our anchorage pretty early, departing Kumealon and headed northbound for a long day, partially crossing Dixon Entrance while the weather was expected to be calm.   It started out […]

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INVICTUS Heads West

“It matters not how strait the gate, How charged with punishments the scroll, I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of my soul.” William Ernest Henley, INVICTUS I have to say that it was a little bittersweet to wave goodbye to INVICTUS last month as she headed off on a truck bound for her new home in San […]

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Jeanneau 58 by: Mark Pillsbury

Article produced by Cruising World The latest edition to Jeanneau’s new yacht series of all-oceans sailboats, the Jeanneau 58 combine style with generous living spaces from stem to stern. In recent years, more and more builders who forged their reputations on solid, affordable, midsize production sailboats have begun to expand their lines — ­figuratively and literally — into ever-larger, ever-rangier […]

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