Who says you need a big boat and a big budget to go cruising? Meet my friend Ben and also meet out little mahogany dinghy "Puff". Over the years I've had lots of small adventures on "Puff" with my kids so when my friend Ben Shaw mentioned wanting to do some small boat voyaging around… Continue reading A big voyage in a small boat…
Watch a Youtube interviewThis season I had the pleasure of sailing with Sophie and helping her learn the ropes, so to speak... learning to sail her own boat through spending some time crewing for me. Here is an awesome little video from her YouTube channel "sailing with Sophie" if you like it be sure to… Continue reading watch a Youtube interview of Captain Heather
Ditching the grid and going solar, even for cooking
This year we volunteered as a support boat for some amazing swimmers to raise money for Baykeeper. Baykeeper watches over our waters and works hard to prevent pollution so we think it's a great cause to support and I look forward to doing some more on the water volunteering with them this winter. Check out… Continue reading Baykeeper Parade success!
Scow schooners are near and dear to my heart and none more so than the Alma... come to Maritime Day next Saturday august 5th and see her up close at our dock, listen to some rockin waterfront music, eat fish and chips, see boatbuilding demonstrations and take a free boat ride on Carodon!
Whales are popping up everywhere this season and we're loving it! We also love our new solar panels you can see above (thanks dad!) and we haven't plugged back into the grid once since we installed them!