Day 29 & 30 – The last two days out on the water will be spent in Seattle school shopping for the kids, and cruising the last leg to our home port in Tacoma.  We woke up late with a great cup of coffee looking up at the city. Against the kids wishes, everyone got, Read More

Day 28 – Arriving in La Conner the night before, we were now ready for our 1:30pm haul out to replace the rudder shaft seal.  With some time in the morning we called our friend Steve who now sells American Tugs factory direct.  At some point we want a boat with 2 staterooms, so, Read More

Just Northwest of Sucia Islands Shallow Bay, is an island called Patos.  Every year we pull into its small anchorage trying to find a spot to anchor, with no luck.  We have never stayed the night on this island so exposed to the Straight of Georgia its wind beaten sandstone clifs and trees are, Read More