Category Archives: More Faster Backwards


More Faster Backwards Gets a Blue Ribbon

Earlier this summer my book, More Faster Backwards: Rebuilding David B won 1st place in True Adventure from Chanticleer Book Reviews! We were in the middle of our cruising season (I had just dropped the anchor in Alert Bay, BC. when I got the news.) and so I couldn't attend the awards ceremony.

Just recently I […]



Rust and Rot – Taking on the David B

When I think back about our time rebuilding the David B, I remember many stories. Some of those stories are in my book, More Faster Backwards: Rebuilding David B, but most of them are still in my head and preserved in pictures. One night while we were still working on the boat at Lopez Island […]



The Next Big Thing

I enjoy reading and writing. This is especially true in the off-season when we're working on the David B's winter maintenance. A day or so ago mystery writer and author of The Only Witness, Pam Beason sent me an email with the opportunity to join a "blog hop" where I get to answer some questions about […]



Taking on the David B

David B at Anchor in the Inside Passage

I sometimes find it hard to believe that Jeffrey and I have owned the David B for fifteen years. The first eight years we put all of our time, money, and energy into rebuilding the boat. Our drive was to pursue the dream of offering nature based […]



Great Boater Education Organizations

Center for Wooden Boats

Since the release of More Faster Backwards, Jeffrey and I have been invited to give talks about how we restored the M/V David B. What has impressed me about the places that we talk, is how much enthusiasm surrounds these groups for educating boaters of all kinds. Some of the groups […]