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Day 16, May 19th: To California!

After a good night’s sleep we hit the road fairly early, but not without stopping at the Tillamook Cheese Factory. It was only a quick stop though, sampling the cheese, getting some ice cream and then heading out again. 263 more words


A Long Haul for Groceries

 50 Miles

Today we travel to Coos Bay to grocery shop at Walmart. As I mentioned in a previous post, Port Orford’s only supermarket, Ray’s Place, is quite expensive. 699 more words



Last night was a shocker.  Not quite sufficient wind to keep the sail from collapsing in the seaway.  A little more wind or a bit less sea and everything would have been fine.  187 more words

Vancouver To San Francisco

drying out again

I’m here in lovely coos bay. it’s been raining and raining, again. one joke I’ve heard many times is “it’s only rained twice, both lasting 48 days” tonight I found my self in search of some green food, I walked by a brewery and heard some good music (they described them selves as surf country and I still don’t really know what that is), so I stopped to drip dry a little. 591 more words


Since three this afternoon we have had some wind, early evening now and we are romping along at five, sometimes six knots.  This wind is forecast to drop at midnight but until then I have all sail set to take advantage and get a bit more to the west. 257 more words

Vancouver To San Francisco

Port proposes $400 million dredging project | Business

The Port of Coos Bay has stepped up its public outreach efforts in recent weeks to promote its proposed $400 million channel modification project.

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The World

OnTrak Magazine: Crabs, craps, and crashing waves

My first story for OnTrak Magazine details the perfect winter weekend in Coos Bay. Click here to read the story.