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Gear Review – Base Layers

So, further to my blog on foul weather gear, I mentioned that I would follow up with a base layer gear review. First we need to establish our wish list: warm breathable low stink factor (since I’ll be wearing them a few times over…

Gear Review – Duffel Bags & Packing Cubes

Next gear review: 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 around a hockey…

Gear Review – Foul Weather Gear

REBLOG from Summer 2018: 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…

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…

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…