Monthly Archives: May 2009

Hitch Hiker

Hitch Hiker

One of our neighbours on the dock was heading out on his brand new stand-up paddle surf board, so we gave him a lift out …

 

The Greatest City in the World

The Greatest City in the World

Some haze obscures the view a bit – a warm 26 degree day in the greatest city in the world – Vancouver BC Canada

 

HMCS Calgary

HMCS Calgary

Pouring on the coals, the frigate HMCS Calgary passes Madsu’s port side, as it heads out of Howe Sound heading towards the Straight of Georgia. Madsu …

 

Wing on Wing

Wing on Wing

Madsu running wing on wing, another picture perfect day in Howe Sound.

 

Now We’re Moving

Now We’re Moving

A magic day in Howe Sound.  Southerly inflow at about 15 knots under a bright sunny sky. Hardly any chop, and with a reef in Madsu’s …

 

Point Atkinson

Point Atkinson

The Point Atkinson light, shot with a 400 mm Nikkor VR lens.

 

Beating

Beating

With a reef in the main and my bagged-out jib, Madsu doing a respectable 5 knots to weather. It was such a lovely day, I just …

 

Heading Towards Bowen

Heading Towards Bowen

 

Tiller Helper

Tiller Helper

Madsu’s tiller, with the Forespar extender attached.

 

Deck Step

Deck Step

Madsu’s mast base is looking good with a suite of Harken turning blocks on the mast step halyard plate.