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Category: sailing

Nelson Winters…

Our poor boating community has taken a real beating these last few months on Kootenay Lake. We have gone from warm, mild, winter weather, to freezing, windy, cold weather. Many of the boats in the area have become casualties of this ice and wind…

The Commandments of Ocean Sailing

As I complete my thoughts about our trip, I have realized that there are some basic rules and things to know before heading off on a trip like this. Here I shall share them with you. My commandments of offshore sailing: Know thy stomach….

Ocean Adventures: Heading Home

Aug 11 2018 – 48’7.33 N, 126’8.77 W Today is Geoff’s birthday! And no one will let him forget it for a minute! Ha. Sound familiar? We have decided we are living groundhog day every shift. We have a “routine” of get up, get…

Ocean Adventures: Sneaky Simon

Aug 7 2018 – 41’30.67 N, 140’32.32W Today is my birthday and no one will let me forget it for a minute! Nope. Every time I get up for shift someone yells “Happy Birthday Penny!”. Ha. The first few times I felt really special…

Holidays 2018!

Give the gift of sailing! Have a special someone in your life who has dreamed of learning to sail? Why not give them the unique gift of sailing this Holiday Season! Sail Nelson will provide them the instruction they need to make their dream…