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‘Sea Fever’ print available for sale

Victoria, B.C. Canada - 2018 A number of years ago, MaryLou created this beautiful piece of artwork, a hand lettered piece featuring the poem Sea Fever by John Masefield. Through her communications work, she'd met the accomplished Canadian marine … [Read More...]

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Latest Swiftsure Update

May 28, 2017  Royal Victoria Yacht Club At 15:00 I called our second crew meeting and asked our navigators Paul and Nicola to evaluate the wind and current situation based on the models on … [Read More...]

Swiftsure Lightship Classic

May 18,2017                             Check out this article and short … [Read More...]

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Rolling along …

Monday, May 1, 2017 05:30 We are rolling along before 15+ knots and have a pretty impressive log to show for it. Looks like another 150 nm day today! Lots of creaking and groaning going on ... almost as much as my old knees. The motion is not too bad and the sound of rushing water as WW II surges homeward fills the … [Read More...]

Knocking off the miles

Sunday, April 30, 2017 03:10 pm I've been out on deck reading and taking a few photos. There are a pair of Albatross cruising around the boat and one lone Wanderer. My tiny storm petrel is still hold up under one corner of the life raft and not being very sociable. I hope he or she will be ok and fly away. Still very … [Read More...]

Threading my way home

Saturday, April 29, 2017 Position: 38.43 N, 140.57 W Having another great sail this afternoon (yesterday). Blue sky, sunny, steady wind, WW II sailing off the wind making good time on a great course. Looks like we are just threading our way above the high and below the low headed home. (From ML) Thanks to the ham … [Read More...]

On to a new chart !

04:15 am Saturday April 29, 2017 I have just finished a tour of the deck and spent an hour and a half repairing a parted reefing line. Wind has died down a fair bit and we are down to 4.5 knots but WW II is still moving well. The sun is coming up in a little while so the sky is flooding with tangerine light. We have a big … [Read More...]


Great run last night. We are halfway home ! Lat 35.55 N Long 144.46 W course 045T Speed 6+knots Log: 1157 to go Distance in last 24 hrs: 150 nm Things are great on board tonight. I have a new stew on the go and looking forward to that. We are making good time and our course is very good. I am so looking forward to … [Read More...]

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