So Many Crabs!

We look forward to the crabbing season to restock the freezer and enjoy delicious crab cakes throughout the year. In the first two trips of the season, we brought home over 12 pounds of crab meat! That likely isn't enough to last the winter, so there will be more crabbing to come. This year local... Continue Reading →

Let’s Have Some Fun

Pleasure boating. We subscribe to this. If the weather or sea conditions or something about Fiddler cause anxiety or preclude having a good time, we don't go. I closely watch the marine weather and keep Fiddler in ship shape. When including friends, good food, and activities in the mix, the pleasure factor in greatly enhanced.... Continue Reading →

A Good Choice

I was planning to go to the San Juan Islands with my son this week. He changed his plans at the last minute and decided not to go. That was a bummer. The marine forecast was ideal, Cathleen had a busy home schedule, and the crabbing season was opening in a few days. As Jack... Continue Reading →

Island Hopping

It was only a week after returning from the Labor Day cruise and I felt the pull to go back out on the water. September offers some of the best boating as the summer crowds are gone, anchorages and marinas are open and accessible, the weather is nice, and the days are still reasonably long... Continue Reading →

Victoria, Tod Inlet, and more

We have wanted to go to Victoria, BC for awhile. In fact, we tried to go two years ago as part of the Desolation Sound trip but the weather kept us away with constant high wind warnings. Maybe it's the geography there, located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island and sitting on the northern... Continue Reading →

San Juan Islands 2016

We added two new anchorages to our island experiences, Deer Harbor and Judd Cove, both on Orcas Island. Also, a first for us, Cathleen flew home on a sea plane mid-trip for a few days due to prior obligations, then flew back and we finished the trip together. As usual, our first stop was at... Continue Reading →

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