Monthly Archives: April 2012

Sweet Beat

Sweet Beat

It was one of those days, on a lazy beat with the boat doing a nice steady 5 knots and very little chop. Halfway across the …

 

Lovely Howe Sound

Lovely Howe Sound

With a light outflow in Howe Sound, but very little chop, Madsu was doing a respectable 3.5 knots to weather.  I had to switch from …

 

First Feet of the Season

First Feet of the Season

Sailing was meant to be done barefoot. Up until this weekend, I’ve had to keep my shoes on – just a bit too chilly for these …

 

Self Portrait

Self Portrait

Beating into the Strait of Georgia on a lovely spring afternoon.  That’s Point Grey and UBC on the horizon to the left.   Madsu’s under full …

 

Sunshine and Wind

Sunshine and Wind

An outstanding spring day on the water.  With a westerly pushing in from the Straight of Georgia at about 12 knots, it made for a …

 

Family Outing

Family Outing

To celebrate Madsu’s new through-hulls, the whole family joined me for a leisurely afternoon sail. And what a delight too – just a mile or so …

 

New Through Hulls

New Through Hulls

Madsu’s getting new through-hulls this week.  A rare shot of her with the swing keel down. Even a little boat like Madsu looks big up on …