Monthly Archives: July 2009

After a Swim

After a Swim

I spent most of the afternoon swimming off Madsu while at Plumper Cove.  With record temperatures in BC this week, a dip in the ocean …

 

Tucked in for the Night

Tucked in for the Night

Plumper Cove, Keats Island, British Columbia.

 

The Poor Man’s Tropics

The Poor Man’s Tropics

It won’t win any National Geographic photo contest, but here’s what I did to get this shot. I leaned over Madsu’s starboard side while at the …

 

Beat the Heat

Beat the Heat

To escape the heat, EB and I headed out for an evening sail, leaving the dock around 7. There was a sweet and cool breeze from …

 

Ducking In

Ducking In

I managed to head in and get the boat settled before the thunderstorms building on the North Shore turned into the real thing. We haven’t had …

 

Going and Going

Going and Going

Another Saturday afternoon, another inflow in Howe Sound. With only a light chop, Madsu’s doing a comfy 5 knots to weather with the 100% jib and …

 

Granville Island Water Taxi

Granville Island Water Taxi

The Bowen Island Express – Granville Island Water Taxi‘s regular commute between downtown Vancouver and Bowen Island. Here it is, outbound Snug Cove to Granville Island …

 

Sparkling Spectacular

Sparkling Spectacular

The water catches the afternoon light and sparkles from Howe Sound all the way to Vancouver Island in the distance. You can tell it’s really summer …

 

Fridaylicious

Fridaylicious

Another perfect weather day in Howe Sound.  With an 8-10 knot inflow this afternoon, Madsu felt downright spry beating out of the Sound into Georgia …

 

Cape Roger Curtis

Cape Roger Curtis

Cape Roger Curtis, off our port side, as we sail the Georgia Straight towards Vancouver. The land on this end of Bowen Island is privately owned, …