Tag: hawaii

Ocean Adventures: Privacy Issues

Aug 3 2018 – 37’8.60 N, 152’44.60 W So we have lost the door to our head. Poor Turnagain is getting pretty beat up on this trip and I can’t help but feel for Travis as he tries to manage all of us and…

Ocean Adventures: This too shall pass…

July 30, 2018 – 28’10.6 N, 158’28.08 W We have been on a starboard tack for 4 days now. I don’t remember what it feels like to stand on solid ground and my hips are bruised from bracing myself against the counters and tables…

Gearing Up!

So I leave Nelson on Thursday to head to Hawaii for the Vic-Maui boat delivery. I will be bringing Turnagain back home to Vancouver! I am doing my last minute prep and packing and thought I would share what I am bringing along… For…

Catching up over coffee

I have not forgotten about you all! I have just become so busy with Spring finally deciding to show up here in the Kootenays… So, here’s an update: the first Basic Cruising course was held the first 2 weekends of April and my hearty…

Gear Review – Duffel Bags & Packing Cubes

Next gear review for trip prep: duffel bags & packing cubes! Just as your foul weather gear selection is important, so is the bag that you use to transport everything. When I was living on a boat in Georgian Bay I used to drag…

Gear Review – Foul Weather Gear

As I prep for my upcoming trip this summer, I am realizing that my old foul weather gear is just not up to the challenge. I donated my Offshore Mustang Survival suit many years ago as it had become stiff and was never really…

Hawaii here I come!

For those of you who have been following along, you may have previously read my blog post entitled The double meaning of Aloha. In this blog I talked about the Vic-Maui Yacht Race coming up in July 2018 and how I had planned to…