Monthly Archives: August 2015

The Challenges of a New Cruiser

This morning I try lighting the burner to start making coffee, and the burner, no matter what I did, just would not stay lit. You just don’t encounter these small type of annoyances at home but, on a boat you not … Continue reading

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Moving Aboard the Western Flyer

Moving Aboard the Western Flyer Wednesday, August 26, 2015 “Once upon a time a man said he was going cruising. Everyone heard him and soon the whole world cheered! Hurrah! Hurrah! They cheered him so loudly that the man decided … Continue reading

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Alaska Marine Ferry and Inside Passage

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The Western Flyer and Sea of Cortez

The Western Flyer and Sea of Cortez.

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Goodbye Boats that Never Move

Subject:  Boats that never move from their boat slips. Take this sailboat to our port side for example.  Last August we moved into our current boat slip, exactly one year later we will vacate our slip and this boat has … Continue reading

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Joined the Defever Owner’s Cruising Association

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Baja haha XXII and running on one (1) engine and howling like a banshee

Subject:  Running on one engine and howling like a banshee! Though not intentionally, recently we tested the full effects of running on just one vs two of our engines on the Western Flyer, our 41 Defever trawler; on the way … Continue reading

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Sharing video Oceans Episode 1: Sea of Cortez

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My Wife Decides to go Boating

Subject:  My Wife Decides to go Boating Perhaps it was the self induced buffalo milk or the uneventful boat ride to the island (Isthmus, Catalina Island) or the gourmet burger(s) of Kobe beef and buffalo; for she is now in … Continue reading

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