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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 … [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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Enjoying pleasant weather …for now

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 Position: 33.45 N, 147. 61 W @ 20:45 Pacific Daylight Savings time It is a splendid afternoon, the sky is bright blue and the ocean a deep indigo. Our speed is not earth shattering but for a light ten knot breeze coming just off our stern starboard quarter we are doing a respectable 3-4 knots. … [Read More...]

Not a breath of wind or a ripple of sea

What a splendid morning, sun is just up over the edge of the pond. Not a ripple anywhere, the sea is molten mercury, we are waddling in a south west swell which we have been in all night. We have drifted three miles closer to home and by the looks of things, our prospects of going much further could be going only another three … [Read More...]

We’re working on it …

  We have a technical glitch at the moment. The result is the program that sends subscribers updates via email is not working. I've been working madly to try to fix it. I reached out to WordPress for help and the best I was offered was to post my problem to a public forum. This was after doing their updates!!! … [Read More...]

A fine balance

Monday, April 24, 2017 Tonight, I watched the blazing orb of the sun set for the second night in a row. It slipped quietly into the grey molten sea without a splash as if an act in a magic show. Without the light of day, night sailing takes on a rather white cane approach. All my senses are piqued and shift into another … [Read More...]

Waiting for my ride

Monday, April 24, 2017 Lat 30.56 N, Long 149. 36 W There is a draft wind from the south pushing us very slowly before it. It would seem the good sailing wind and I are just missing each other. I will spend another day practicing my light air sailing skills while trying to dodge the chafe on the lines that inevitability … [Read More...]

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