Vancouver High Life

The absolutely incredible weather streak we have been enjoying is miraculously continuing and welcomed us into Vancouver. We enjoyed a most fantastic sail from Galiano Island across the Strait of Georgia. We had to wake up at 4:45 am to catch Porlier Pass at slack tide. The tides in this part of the world are HUGE. A big tide in…

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Shift

It’s easy to lose sight of the end goal when deep in the middle of a major boat project. Or maybe it’s the time of year, and the way it affects my psyche. It’s been raining really hard here in Vancouver. The days are still short. Dark, grey, cold, wet, that pretty much sums up the last few months. But…

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Purchasing Leela

Purchasing this classic beauty was a whirlwind. Luckily we both agreed we absolutely loved the old school double ender sailboats with bowsprits. Something about that bowsprit makes us both dream of jumping into turquoise waters from its tip.  We also rationalized our illogical romanticism with the reality that we are not expert sailors by any means so a heavy displacement…

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