The sea stories come from many years of proximity to the shore. There are a few that will entertain. A few that will enrapture.
Not a lot of people know this…. For the July long weekend, I had decided to take a trip to see Thetis Island again. I had heard of a private do that some friends had arranged for Canada … Continue reading
NORTH SAILS – AN INTERVIEW WITH ROSS MACDONALD
Ross Macdonald (left) and Dennis Lefeaux Having dealt with North Sails for many years when Dave Miller and his wife Marcie ran the place, I was interested to see what has happened over the last year since Ross Macdonald … Continue reading
A TREAT ON THE WEST COAST
It was my Judy’s birthday in late September, but she would be back working in the UK and Dubai by then, so I thought it would be nice to give her a present early. I knew that she had been … Continue reading
Tod Inlet Experience
I have been cruising the gulf Islands for most of the summer on a quest to complete the filming of a TV pilot for 2010 (it’s a tough life, but somebody has to do it!) and as a result have … Continue reading
A SECRET PLACE INDEED
Glenthorne Passage, Prevost Island Chart reproduction courtesy of Nobeltec It really doesn’t matter how many times you visit the Gulf Islands of British Columbia, you will always find something new to be amazed at. My favourite sunsets have always … Continue reading
A CLUMP OF BOATS
THE TALE OF SHALLOW HAL Our “clump of boats” My trip to the Southern Gulf Islands this year seems to have been epitomized by phrases and sayings that have had me rolling about hanging on for dear life to … Continue reading
THE RICHEST YACHT RACE IN THE WORLD
It may just surprise you Once again I am in Dubai and once again the Dhow racing has drawn me in. This time however, I have been privileged to cover one of the big 60 footer’s races thanks to … Continue reading
SAILING WITH THE STARS!
DANCING SAILING WITH THE STARS! Well, they may have banned dancing outside, but if my hip and knee had allowed I would have been dancing on air yesterday as I got off Omega after a grueling day racing off … Continue reading