Category Archives: Boating

Circumnavigation of Bainbridge Island

Our First Major Outing together On Our Boat This Season Summer finally arrived in Seattle. This year it actually arrived on the 4th of July, a bit earlier than normal. Sister Susie, our MacGregor 26X sailboat lives at a marina … Continue reading

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Men Will Be Boys

Wilderness Adventures When Nate was 15 his scout troop was planning their summer adventure and had decided to do a canoe trip on Ross Lake. I was one of the leaders and planned to go with them. As we planned … Continue reading

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Sister Suzie’s Maiden Voyage

Last February we decided to buy a boat to enjoy now that I am retired. I have dreamed about having a sailboat since I was a young man and read a book about a 16 year old who sailed around … Continue reading

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It Looked Easy

Taking “Sister Susie” through the locks for the first time You should know that Chris and I have taken sailing lessons. We took a 2 day class in Bellingham which was a present from Chris because she knew that I … Continue reading

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First Mate

Took our boat, Sister Suzie, out for the first time Saturday. I felt a little¬†awkward, getting it in the water. Chris was a little nervous, to say the least. I was just glad that the boat ramp was not busy … Continue reading

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