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Nigel Calder

Nigel Calder to Teach Two All-day Sessions at the Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival

We are very pleased to announce that Nigel Calder will be holding his two courses on Boat Electrical and Diesel systems. A day with Nigel and you will improve your skills for troubleshooting your boats systems. Wooden Boat Festival – Seminar #1 Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at 9:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Cotton Building…

Extended Provisioning

Extended Provisioning for Cruising North of the Border

When cruising north of the border, we enjoy anchoring Easy Goin’ in one of the many secluded coves, miles from the nearest dock. To do that, Arlene and I have learned the art of extended provisioning so we can enjoy well planned and nourishing meals while exploring the Inside Passage. Keys to Extended Provisioning  Organization…

Inside Passage Weather Part 3: Developing the Long Term Outlook

This is part three of a three article series on understanding marine weather reports for a safe and comfortable cruising. Part 1 covered how to understand weather reports delivered via VHF radio and telephone. Part Two covered how to interpret the weather information available online. Part 3 covers how to understand the 4-6 day weather outlook…