Finally received our new poly-laminate headsail!

January 15, 2018

Robert ordered a headsail from Precision Sails (do not purchase from them) at the beginning of 2017. They promised to deliver it by May, in time for the 2017 racing season. They missed it, by months. It just arrive a couple days ago (Jan 2018).  It is shorter than it should be and the foot

Gorgeous winter day for a quick cruise from Shilshole Marina to Blake Island

December 24, 2017

My buddy Alcane came aboard and we sailed out of Shilshole Marina to Blake Island in tandem with S/V Victoria.

2017 Liberty Bay July 3rd raft up

November 26, 2017

The July 3rd fireworks event in Liberty Bay is the single most looked forward to event of the year for me. Hundreds (maybe thousands) of boats descend on Liberty Bay for one of the better fireworks displays around. Boats come in groups and raft up (tie together) or singly. This year I was excited to

Introducing sailing to a new friend

July 30, 2017

My good buddy Chad came for a visit from Kansas City with his girlfriend. She had never been sailing before so we took her out to get the experience. She loved every minute of it, even when we were over 30 degrees with the rail in the water.

July 24, 2017 Race Report – NRN

July 24, 2017

Race: Ballard Cup Series III Race 1 Course in Shilshole: NRN Crew: Ben L, Robert K, Jeff, Mike, Robert Dall Winds: 6-13 knots (guesstimate) Average Speed: 5.6 knots Placement: 4th in class 4th in series 45th overall Results Link This was a tough race from the very start. The race committee had a snafu after