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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…

Sailing Weather Apps

Looking for some weather apps to help with your sailing adventures? Well, here are a few weather apps that I have started playing with recently… SailFlow Over 50,000 Weather Stations worldwide, which provide you with real time wind data. Nelson and Kootenay Lake are…

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….