Sailing Adventures

At the dock in Neah Bay

At the dock in Neah Bay

Many cruisers gather in Neah Bay, waiting for suitable weather to head offshore

In the San Juan Islands

In the San Juan Islands

The San Juan Islands are a delightful place to cruise, filled with numerous anchorages

Neah Bay

Neah Bay

Last stop off before leaving the Straits of Juan de Fuca and heading into the North Pacific, Neah Bay, Washington

Haulout San Diego

Haulout San Diego

Getting close to making the leap across from San Diego to Kauai on what turned into a 22 day passage.

Voyage Prep

Voyage Prep

As the 32 day non-stop voyage from Kauai to Santa Cruz approaches, there is much to be stowed

Gentle Wind

Gentle Wind

The sailing is good!

Full and By

Full and By

Heading towards the wide Pacific from Puget Sound

Afternoon sunlight

Afternoon sunlight

The timeless art of sailing

Noon sight

Noon sight

Navigation by sextant is a valuable skill even in the days of GPS

Hanalei Bay Double Rainbow

Hanalei Bay Double Rainbow

As we were leaving Hanalei Bay on Kauai, this is what appeared!

Arriving Santa Cruz

Arriving Santa Cruz

Arrival in Santa Cruz Harbor after a 9 day passage from Neah Bay, Washington

Haulout Port Angeles

Haulout Port Angeles

Getting ready for the trip down the coast, we haul out and clean the bottom in Port Angeles, Washington