2020 Lighted Boat Parade

This will be our 4th year attending the Gig Harbor lighted boat parade. Perhaps because this crazy covid year has kept folks in lockdown, there were more lighted boats and parade watchers than in any of the previous years. We heard one estimate was that there were at least 50-parade boats in attendance! Folks really went all out and even […]

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Our Covid Vacation

Well what a weird year! Normally our two week vacation would be chalked full of new places in areas we don’t normally visit but with borders closed, and marinas operating at 50% capacity to comply with social distancing rules we found ourselves in a quandary over where to go. Fortunately the Pacific Northwest offers some of the best boating in […]

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Back to Cruising!

On May 5th, our Governor allowed for the opening of state parks and boat launches. Extremely exciting news for us as we cruise with 3 dogs who need exercise and potty breaks. The ability to dinghy ashore at a State Park allows us to get back to cruising and anchoring. We originally had plans to attend NAPS 2020, what has […]

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Rain, Rain Go Away!

So it has been a soggy start to our 2020 boating season. Our State had a record January rainfall of 15.5 inches and so far February has been pretty wet as well. The rain doesn’t typically stop us from boating but it sure made for some unusual boating conditions. For the first time ever, we had to navigate through so […]

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