Monthly Archives: August 2014

Our new view

The Western Flyer is now in a brand new never used slip since arriving in California.   The scenery and weather is outstanding.   The people are friendly and everywhere I look I see some type of activity going on.

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Our new boat slip

Our new boat slip is so new we are the first to ever occupy it since built.   Rear view with a container ship docked for the day. Brand new marina,  no wifi,  heated pool/spa, fire pit,  complimentary hot deluxe continental … Continue reading

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The Wet Dog Race

Here is a video I just came across.  My friend Petr just landed a 25 pound halibut on his Seadoo.  Enjoy     “Paving the Way or the Big Wet Dog Race That Could” – We attempted 2,000 miles but … Continue reading

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Inside Passage – Dolphins

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When I was going Anal!

Subject:  When I was going Anal!   Not to be confused with constipation, Anal expulsiveness, or otherwise.  The term is used to describe a person who pays such attention to detail that the obsession becomes an annoyance to others, potentially … Continue reading

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Crew Wanted – Mexico Expedition

  FOR PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY: Ensenada, Mexico – One of Mexico’s largest ports.  Definitely a great way to do a practice run into Mexico.  January to March is whale watching season.  Todos Santos Island – about 2 hours west of … Continue reading

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Leg 2 – Illwaco, WA to Newport, Oregon

Leg 2 – Illwaco, WA to Newport, Oregon was never meant to be. The conditions once we crossed the bar were so good that we decided to keep going making our first stop anywhere but in Oregon. We ran all … Continue reading

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Coming Home Video

   

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“The Crew of the Western Flyer”

Subject: The Crew of the Western Flyer A saltier group of guys could not be found.  A merchant marine, USCG, and diesel mechanic – all on the same boat!  Outstanding! These guys all have a love for the sea, the … Continue reading

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Some Before and After Photos

Subject:  Some Before and After Photos The Anchor Windlass – Every boat say over 24 feet in length, should have one, that is if you care to save your back from having to haul it up, once deployed.  Mine worked … Continue reading

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