North To Alaska

Bye bye Anacortes Wandering with the Wandrian


Dock Gear

Cool old ship

1920’s Different era

What’s Been Happening

Tuesday May 10   The whole crew is sick, coughing and generally not well so the desire to write has been pretty low.  It was a very nice weekend with the family in Garrison Bay and now we are back in Anacortes for our last few days of prepping for the journey north.  If […]


Swinging On Anchor Like A Boat Should

Friday May 6 With only 6′ of water under the keel and 90′ of chain out it honestly just feels good to be at anchor.  This will be our first night at anchor and it is a pretty shallow bay but we should be fine with our almost 4′ draft.  We are in Garrison […]

Passed the Coast Guard Safety Check

Thursday May 5 Scheduled an inspection of the boat with a coast guard auxiliary member David McKibben from Guemes Island.  David went through all the usual suspects including; flares, sound signals, fire extinguishers, life jackets, oil and trash placards and a whole slew of items that the coast guard checks for if i were to […]

Pirates Are Getting Restless

The last couple of days has been catching up on some work at the coffee shop and continuing to tackle the list of items necessary to head up.  The one challenge I am having is figuring out what printed maps I need to properly navigate our way North.   There are literally hundreds of maps […]

Magical Moment

Photos Every now and then you have a moment or event that can almost only be described as magical or minimum very special. Last night was one of those moments as we shared the setting sun at Washing Park with some friends we met in Kauai about 8 years ago – the Zender’s.  It is […]