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Tin Hat Update – Putting on the Hat

We reached a major milestone in the Tin Hat Project this week, we put on the hat.

Early Tuesday morning just in time for sunrise we got underway. It was cold, […]



The ice mountain is well disposed toward you

There's often a cold breeze blowing off the glacier when we arrive to admire it's icy blue front. Wind that can make July feel like January. It plays games with my seasonal […]



Tin Hat Update – Mast, Stairs, and Coolers

There's been a lot of progress on the Tin Hat Project in the last couple of weeks. We ended our 2016 cruising season on October 9th, and starting on October […]



Close Encounter

Some days are simply perfect. The weather's warm. The skies are blue. The water flat calm, and the line between sea and sky is almost indistinguishable. We had a day […]



Project Management Mastery – The Inside Passage Project

New Project Management Course Offered on the David B
Cheetah Learning Services has partnered with Northwest Navigation Co, to offer a unique new project management certification course. This course, Project Management […]



Alaska Wilderness League Spotlights Jeffrey and Christine

The David B at anchor in Fords Terror in the Tongass National Forest.

One of our favorite non-profits is the Alaska Wilderness League. They've worked tirelessly for years to promote […]



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 […]



Over The River and Through the Woods

Last summer Jeffrey and I were standing on the  back deck talking with one of our guests. He said to us that one of the best things about the David […]



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 […]



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 […]