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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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Making a steady 100 miles a day

Sunday, April 23, 2017 Well they don't make much better days than this for cruising along. Warm sunny day, wind 10 knots, sea calm with overlying swells, not not much, WW II sailing herself and feeling good and in the moment. Doing some carving and reading, writing and housekeeping. Good food and music. Company … [Read More...]

Heading ‘True North’

Saturday, April 22, 2017 It's 8:23 am and I have caught up on some sleep that was donated, to keep us on the best course and move along top speed through the night. We've had some fickle winds the last 18 hrs. Either on the nose or just not strong enough to keep us on course. I spent a bit of brain power debating which tack … [Read More...]

Email is back !

Friday April 21, 2017 Lat 24.42 N, Long 157.04 W Course: 053 Speed: 6 knots Wind:ESE 10 knots Waves: E 2 metres Cloud: 40% Barometer: 1020 Distance to home: 2098 nm Bright sunny morning here. Half moon still with us hanging faintly over the port stern quarter. A majestic sooty albatross has been circling us looking … [Read More...]

Dotted blue line inching homeward

Thursday, April 20, 2017 Position: 27.26 N, 153.37 W at 1:58 p.m Pacific Daylight Savings time.   This is what the wind conditions look like near Glenn (the small green circle in the middle) as of early this afternoon. On the Pacific Seafarers Net roll call tonight, he'll have his weather report read to … [Read More...]

Voices across the ocean

Thursday, April 20, 2017 Position as of approximately 6:30 a.m Glenn's time 26.90 N, 153.58 W While I was listening to Glenn last night on the Pacific Seafarers Net roll call for marine mobile operators, I was struck by a couple of things. First, is the obvious miracle of the technology that lets me listen on my … [Read More...]

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