The stars were still out when the tap on the door came, with a muffled “rise and shine!” from our skipper, Tom. The rest of the crew was already moving about, I could hear, in the main salon. We were moored in the Cap Sante Marina in Anacortes, with many of the racing fleet for […]

Gale force winds were heading toward the Seattle area, predicted to arrive Saturday morning, just before the start of this year’s Rum Run sailing race out of Shilshole Marina. All day friday and through the night, the crew for s/v Slingshot – a spunky J/30 from the early 1980’s that I spend a lot of […]


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