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New Glacier Bay Photography Cruise

This is really exciting! We are teaming up with AdventuresNW Magazine editor John D'Onofrio, and Quicksliver Photo Lab's Digital Imaging Specialist and instructor, Alan Sanders for an 8-Day Photography Cruise in Glacier […]



Listening to Crows

Crow keeping a watchful eye on me

When people ask what I do for a living, I respond that Jeffrey and I run a tour boat in Alaska, and if […]



The Best Hike on Cypress Island – Eagle Cliff

This story was originally published at CruisingNW.com and can be read there in its entirety. 
Where the skiff meets the beach the sound of hundreds, if not thousands of small-flat weathered […]



Cycles of the seasons

Whatcom creek runs through downtown Bellingham and is a popular place for sports fishermen looking to catch chum salmon.
Whenever I see salmon in our local streams or in far-away […]



Traveling When You Were Young

 

Traveling When You Were Young

Traveling as a kid was so much fun. You didn’t have to worry about anything and you still got to enjoy all the same […]



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 […]



Christine to Talk at Northwest Women in Boating’s November Meeting

Christine will be in Seattle on November 18th to give a talk about her favorite plant and animals that she sees in the San Juan Islands, Inside Passage and Alaska.



Tips for Buying Your Boat’s Electronics Package

Outfitting your boat for cruising in the Inside Passage doesn't have to be over-the-top expensive. You do, however, need to be prepared to spend a lot of money, but if […]



Where’s the Salish Sea?

Map of the Salish Sea & Surrounding Basin, Stefan Freelan, WWU, 2009

Most of the time when I talk about cruising on the David B, I say that we're cruising […]



Planning Your Inside Passage Cruise – Part Two

This week I wrote my second installment in the Learn to Cruise series I'd doing for CruisingNW.com. We're doing set of articles in conjunction with our 12-day Learn to Cruise […]