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Untrammeled By Man

One night in July as we pulled into a little cove on Admiralty Island we noticed a small camp on the shore of our intended anchorage. There was plenty of […]



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 […]



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 […]



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 […]



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 […]



5 Useful Things You Should Have Onboard

As we prepare for the summer cruising season, we inventory take stock of the many items that we keep onboard that could be useful to us or other boaters in […]



Take Time to Learn CPR

A month ago I learned just how important it is to learn CPR when my Dad had a heart attack. Here's a link to Christine's post at Yachting Magazine about […]