Category Archives: 1945 MB Jeep

This is where I post information about the restoration of my 1945 MB Jeep.

16 Days to Cruising – Western Flyer

18 17 16 Days to Cruising – Western Flyer Thanks to the First Mate and a senior birthday, we are now sporting a brand new Greco Stand Up Paddleboard board (SUP).  Of course, I found the great listing on Craigslist. … Continue reading

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Doctor Matt’s SoCal Visit

You’ve got to take the good with the bad, smile with the sad, love what you’ve got, and remember what you had. Always forgive, but never forget. Learn from mistakes, but never regret. – Unknown Today is the final day … Continue reading

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Cut, color, paste, sing on the “Western Flyer”

   

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Watch “Say-John Mayer-Say what you need to say” on YouTube

Say-John Mayer-Say what you need to say: http://youtu.be/nSS0wtjrm1U

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Rock Climbing 101

Rock Climbing 101 with Clover Even a five year old can rock climb.  And what qualifies as rock climbing for this five year old who likes the beach is certainly way different than the other type of rock climbing; where … Continue reading

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Sailing Seminar – check out the third speaker

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

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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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Days before cruising – the recap

Written days ago – updated as we rounded Cape Conception  and our next stop is Santa Barbara,  California. This afternoon my Portland friends came by and gave me as close to a send off party as possible,  even though I … Continue reading

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The log from the sea of cortez

In 1940, John Steinbeck commissioned The Western Flyer (76 ft trawler) for a 6 week, 4,000-mile ecological research trip resulting in the book, “The Log from the Sea of Cortez.” On August 25, 2014,  a 1989 Defever trawler,  newly named … Continue reading

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Captain and crew

Boating, is the dullest of all things; don’t you think so? Because a boat looks very pretty from the shore, we fancy that the shore must look very pretty from a boat; and when we try it, we find we … Continue reading

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