Monthly Archives: September 2014

Ready for Halloween

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Sailing Seminar – check out the third speaker

http://www.adventurersclub.org/calendar/Sailing_Adventure_Seminar.php

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Poor Boys Yacht Club Hall of Fame

Subject:  Poor Boys Yacht Club Hall of Fame Sometime within the past ten years my friend Bill and I visit the mast up storage yard at Marina Del Rey, California, where he maintains his sailboat, a 26′ MacGregor.  This small … Continue reading

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Dog Hoist And Broken Boom Story

Every morning Lucy dog gets to decide when it’s time to go out for morning exercise by casually tossing a ball at one of us.  That’s what starts the chain of events that leads to her morning exercise ritual.  With … Continue reading

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The freedivers who swim with whales

The freedivers who swim with whales http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-29209139

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Making Boaters Bread

I made bread! My first attempt,  and it was far easier and better tasting than I thought possible. This morning I added a little garlic butter and boysenberry jam to three bread slices that I enjoyed with morning coffee; the … Continue reading

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Jet Ski Ride to Avalon

Today’s ride to the island and back was so much fun my back is just starting to celebrate without me.  Some or should I be brave and say all paid the piper on the return trip home.  Mixed seas were the … Continue reading

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Wi-fi onboard

Thanks to this little device we now have wifi (a facility allowing computers, smartphones, or other devices to connect to the Internet or communicate with one another wirelessly within a particular area) on board  From Verizon,  cost is $40 for … Continue reading

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We ate Mussels!

We Ate Mussels!  (Wow – thanks to AutoSave you get to enjoy the original story!  In an effort to keep three things going on this computer plus looking up the word (voila) it all very quickly disappeared.  Was it wa … Continue reading

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Duck Container Story

CNN) — On a stormy January night in 1992, out in the Pacific Ocean, 29,000 plastic yellow ducks, blue turtles and green frogs fell from a cargo ship and were lost at sea. For the past 21 years, these durable plastic … Continue reading

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