Tag Archives: Portland

Cape Caution, BC

The following is a short self narrated video I recently found while looking through files on my Seagate back up drive.  I provide the narration about my experiences, at the moment, as we sail past the infamous Cape Caution aboard … Continue reading

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The Western Flyer Expedition YTD 2014

The Western Flyer YTD 2014 As 2014 came to a close, and while watching, count’em three, three grand children; I quickly wrote down a short list of what the Western Flyer taught us.  What it taught US is probably way … Continue reading

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The Western Flyer and 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.” The Log from the Sea of Cortez is an English-language book … Continue reading

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Route Planning V1.0 – Portland to Los Angeles, CA

Subject:  Route Planning – Portland to Los Angeles, CA Practical: passage planning from the Cruising Helmsman circa 2012 // Whilst we were cruising in Mexico, we met many fellow cruisers from North America who had simply moved from their house … Continue reading

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