Day 3 Boat Yard Progress (and, yeah, there’s been progress!!)

I must say that I really like being a short walk from the boatyard at Port Townsend Shipwright's Co-Op where Mosaic sits getting her engine replaced. We've been able to go visit each afternoon to see the progress being made. Today is just the 3rd day she's been in their care and THE OLD ENGINE … Continue reading Day 3 Boat Yard Progress (and, yeah, there’s been progress!!)

Swantown Marina in Olympia WA- Cruiser’s Review June, July, August 2019

Swantown Marina in Olympia has sort of become our home away from home. We spent a week there at the end of June and then ended up spending nearly 3 weeks there from the end of July on into August. Swantown is a very nice marina and, in fact, is/was our number one choice for … Continue reading Swantown Marina in Olympia WA- Cruiser’s Review June, July, August 2019

Oro Bay at Anderson Island in Washington- Cruiser’s Review June 2019

We spent a weekend anchored in Oro Bay on Anderson Island in the south sound in June 2019. The inner part of Oro Bay is very well sheltered and offers good holding for anchorage. I guess this inner bay is also known as Vega Bay. The channel to get into the inner bay (Vega Bay) … Continue reading Oro Bay at Anderson Island in Washington- Cruiser’s Review June 2019

Hard Lessons

Today, we nearly caught our beloved boat on fire.  Yep, read that again ... and imagine the terror coursing through our veins at seeing billowing smoke and diving to grab the fire extinguisher. Let me back up just a bit. We arrived in Olympia last Wednesday evening for a week at Swantown Marina. I had … Continue reading Hard Lessons