Jones Island State Park – Cruiser’s Review September & October 2019

We visited Jones Island State Park in the San Juan Islands twice in the Fall of 2019. First for a night in September, and then we visited again for a short day trip in October. Jones Island is really cool for several reasons. The entire island is a protected marine state park, you can only … Continue reading Jones Island State Park – Cruiser’s Review September & October 2019

Sucia Island State Park: Shallow Bay & Fox Cove – Cruiser’s Review September 2019

In September 2019, we got to take a week's vacation and visit some of the more remote islands in the San Juans in Northern Puget Sound. We enjoyed a fantastic sail from Stuart Island to Sucia Island and picked up a mooring ball for the night in Shallow Bay. Ultimately, we spent 2 nights at … Continue reading Sucia Island State Park: Shallow Bay & Fox Cove – Cruiser’s Review September 2019

Deer Harbor, Orcas Island – Cruiser’s Review September & October 2019

Now that we're all settled in for the winter, I am hoping to get caught up on our marina and anchorage reviews from all the places we visited this past summer and fall. Deer Harbor, Orcas Island in the San Juans We visited Deer Harbor in the San Juans twice this past fall. This sheltered … Continue reading Deer Harbor, Orcas Island – Cruiser’s Review September & October 2019

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