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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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Listening to Glenn’s report online through the Pacific Seafarers Net

Through the miracle of technology, I was able to listen to Glenn online this evening on the Pacific Seafarers Net roll call. This is the image I see on my computer as each participant gives their report amidst the crackles and blips.Huge thanks to Peter Mott who manages the call from New Zealand and gives marine mobile ham radio … [Read More...]

Technical difficulties. Please stand by.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017  5:48 p.m. (Hawaii time) Position: 24.75 N, 157.0 W, Course heading: NEThrough the Pacific Seafarers Net, I learned this evening that Glenn is having some technical difficulties with his computer and is unable to send or receive email which means he isn't able to provide his usual updates... for now. I'm … [Read More...]

On my way home

 April 17, 2017 Honolulu, Hawaii  8:35 am local 18:35 UTCLat. 22 06.9 N, Long 157 35.8 W, Course 003 True, Boat speed 5 knots, Distance to Victoria 2232 nmLeft Honolulu yesterday (April 16) under sunny skies and a warm offshore breeze.Been resting all day today after a long night. Beating into that NE 20 knots of wind with … [Read More...]

Settling in …

Tuesday, January 17, 2017  I'm here in the legendary and very hospitable Waikiki Yacht Club.I am happy and very lucky to be here with my MaryLou and to have arrived safely. MaryLou and I have just enjoyed a coffee and fresh breakfast prepared by chef Jasmine.I've been for an early morning swim in the pool, which overlooks … [Read More...]

Arrived in Honolulu !!!

Arrived safe and sound to Honolulu Sunday, January 15th @ 11:30 am Hawaii time. We'll spend a week here putting West Wind to bed and fly back to Victoria. Sorry for the wonky looking post. Trying to upload from my cell phone in a harbour with intermittent wifi.!We're tied up at the Waikiki Yacht Club and are being treated very … [Read More...]

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