Outboard motors suck!

October 16, 2012

The 2012 summer has been a beautiful one on Puget Sound. Warm sunny weather, a nice breeze, and fairly calm clear waters. Every sailors dream, or your worst nightmare if you cannot get out on the water. My beautiful 23′ sailboat, Zippety Doo Dah, has been sadly stuck in the marina during all this fantastic

Obsessing about building boats

October 10, 2012

As any of you with personal contact with me may have noticed, I have been a bit preoccupied with the idea of building my own boats. Obsessed may be a more apt term. Since I purchased my sailboat in May of 2011 there has been a growing hunger in me which I have term the

Sailed Lake Washington on a Lightning Sailboat today

October 2, 2012

Unfortunately this is not my pic, but we definitely looked like this a couple times! ( Minus the swim back to the boat ) I met a fellow while kayaking a couple weekends ago who also shares my passion for sailing. Turns out that though the kayaking trip took me far from home he happened

I love this sailboat picture!

September 26, 2012

I have a folder full of sailboat pictures that are setup as rotating background on my computer and whenever this one comes up I get a big smile on my face. Thought I would share it with you to brighten your day too

I got bored and built a new sailboat…

February 27, 2012

Sitting on the beach in Orange County in weather conditions too perfect almost to even think about tends to make one bored. So I put that restless energy to good use and built myself a new sailboat. I do sorely miss Zippey, but I think Old Dodger will suffice me for the time being. Much