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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…

NELSON SAFE BOATING WEEK 2019

Sail Nelson is proud to host a free safe boating community event for all community members on May 25, 2019! Come out and learn how to be safe around and on the water! Our partners are eager to share their knowledge and information with…

Whales, Tornadoes, Lightning… Oh My!

I have come to the realization that our trek across the Pacific Ocean from Hawaii to Vancouver for the Vic-Maui delivery is only a month away… wow. We will be sailing approximately 2,308 nautical miles or 4,275 km. Just to put that into perspective,…

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…