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Haiku: Sweetfish (ayu)

looking for sweetfish –
blue waters tickle
a child’s makeshift boat

Written for Carpe Diem #1456 sweetfish (ayu)



The second in my series about anchors and anchoring in small sailing boats.

In this post i am going to talk about anchoring fails that i have either had myself or have heard about from sailing friends.  1,201 more words


I’ve decided to showcase my photos as well since I have discovered how therapeutic photography can be, especially when I have writer’s block.

For your visual enjoyment, I present Lake Mead. 31 more words

Las Vegas

In Summer!!!!

Today is a very special day for most Canadians. After months of cold and rain and snow and boots and scarves and touques and feeling like you’ll never feel the warm touch of the sun on your skin EVER AGAIN … 317 more words


1969 Chris Craft Roamer 46 Refit: The Starboard Salon Aft Bilge Vent Duct

Repairs from the big Nor’easter damage are just about done. I’ll be writing about that soon, but while the repairs are happening I’ve been continuing the work to weatherproof the boat. 498 more words


Essential tips to follow to buy a sloop

Purchasing a sailboat is not a mere thing; you have to be cautious while buying a sloop. This is not like you are going down to the market to collect fruits and, a loaf of bread. 519 more words

Kotor to Lake Skadar

Kotor a port/town about the size of Otley is best described as an unspoilt gem, for now anyway !

There are only a handful of hotels hence plenty of rooms to rent, plus just a few cruise ships a week. 215 more words