by Christine Hayes, Posted March 11, 2014For sailors living in the northern United States, summer is the season to stay local and enjoy the precious few months of good weather. But every now and again, it’s good to branch out, book a flight and seek other adventures.
by Robby Robinson, Posted March 9, 2009"It really was warmer last week (last month/yesterday).”We heard that refrain throughout our brief week’s cruise. Wherever the warmth was, we missed it. Chartering in mid-August in the San Juan Islands, the storied archipelago of the Pacific Northwest, we weren’t prepared to don multiple layers, burrow in sleeping bags, and crank up our in-cabin heater every morning.