Zippey’s first almost race

June 13, 2013

My dear brother Brandon is moving three days to Orange County :(. This evening I had the pleasure of taking him and his daughter on a farewell cruise. Thursdays throughout the summer my marina hosts a fun casual sailboat race and we had the good fortune of being on the water to watch the race!

Scotch on the rocks

May 22, 2013

Now with video! Courtesy Automattic Last year a good friend, Mike Karikas, moved to Orange County right as I was coming back to Seattle. This week he is in Seattle working with his colleagues and asked if I would be interested in taking him and some co-workers out for a sail after work. Of course

Some good wind today!

March 18, 2013

Alcane and I took the boat out this afternoon as an escape from a hectic and crazy day. Zippey is getting a lot of growth along her bottom. I am still frustrated that no ablative was put on the bottom when I had her painted. I was told first that soft ablative was going on,

Moving the boat to Seattle

March 9, 2013

Today was the day! After waiting many months zzZippety Doo Dah has finally moved to Seattle’s Elliot Bay Marina :). Zippey has been moored in Bremerton, WA since I purchased the boat in Everett, WA and sailed her down. Zippey is not only my first boat, I also learned to sail on her. The Sinclair

First outing of the year – Testing the new Yamaha 8hp outboard

February 25, 2013

The last log entry noted that I had purchased a new motor for Zippey. I am happy to say that one week later I had a chance to clean up the boat, mount the motor, and take Zippey out for her first sail of the year. Interesting note: Upon arrival at the marina I noticed