Here you will find tales of voyages past and present on our trusty Pacific Seacraft Dana 24, "Sockdolager," and more recently, our Bigfoot29 powerboat, "Raven," from Port Townsend, Washington, USA. In 2009 we sailed north from Puget Sound up the west coast of Vancouver Island to the Queen Charlotte Islands (now called Haida Gwaii.) In 2010 we went back to the west coast of Vancouver Island. In July 2011 we left the Northwest, sailed to Mexico, and in March 2012 we crossed the Pacific to French Polynesia, then on to the Cooks, Niue and Tonga. We spent several months in New Zealand, and in May 2013 loaded the boat (and ourselves) on a container ship for San Francisco. In June and July 2013 we sailed north along the California, Oregon and Washington coasts, and in August we arrived home. In October 2016 Sockdolager found new owners, and we are now enjoying Raven, a unique wooden 29' powerboat. We are currently cruising in Canada and Alaska, and hope you enjoy reading about our adventures as much as we enjoy having them. (And there will be more.)

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Aid to Navigation, Kyuquot Sound

We kid you not... this road sign is out on the tip of an island, and it describes perfectly the route through the rocks in the narrow channel ahead.


  1. Loving your blog, Sistah! Keep up the posts and keep having fun! We have just spent a week in Mexico (diving and eating) and now we are hanging out in San Antonio (dogsitting for our kids). Cheers!

  2. Most of us can only dream of a life like you guys live, less the sea sickness.