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Dalls porpoises riding on the David B’s Bow

Something I look forward to every year when we are running trips on the David B are the occasional visits by Dalls porpoises. These mid-sized sea mammals that looks deceptively […]



I heart the David B

Sand drawings at Wood Spit on an Alaska cruise

Our guests love the David B! Since we only take six guests on the boat per cruise, we work hard to […]



Looking Ahead

 

Looking Ahead
This is the time, the holidays are nearly over, and in a couple more days it will be back to the January winter grind. The relatives have […]



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 […]



Kayaking at Sucia

Kayaking at Sucia Island is a great way to find low tide creatures

Low tide is one of the best times to kayak at Sucia Island. One sunshine-y fall day […]



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 […]



Jeffrey’s Got Us Organized

Having an eighty-plus year-old wooden boat is a lot of work, and it is sometimes hard to decide which projects are the most important to tackle. For instance,  do we […]



Opening Up the Pilothouse

Beginning Work

The biggest project we'll be working on this winter is building a new fridge and freezer for the boat. After thinking about this project for several years, we decided that […]



A Stroll on Jones Island

Washington State is lucky to have an incredible system of marine parks. Several in the San Juan Islands. One that I particularly enjoy is Jones Island, a hundred and eighty-eight […]



Tracy Arm/Fords Terror Wilderness – A Magical Place in Southeast Alaska

Visiting Tracy Arm/Fords Terror Wilderness

One of the best things about running the David B is getting to visit beautiful and wild places. One of our favorite places, Tracy Arm/Fords […]