The Next 24 Hours

The Next 24 Hours

We woke up on Sunday with our boats still rafted together… and wet carpet. When we had first arrived at Decatur, the carpet was slightly damp, but I thought it was from Tucker spilling his water. That wasn’t it. The carpet had proceeded to get soaked over...

19 August 2017

Location: Decatur Island to Friday Harbor, SJI, WA That morning we separated the boats and I moved Tosca to the dock with Chris so that Jill and I could load up when ready and head back to Friday Harbor.  Getting off the dock at Decatur Shores was a little rough...
Maiden Voyage

Maiden Voyage

There was a meteor shower scheduled for Saturday night, so I decided it would be a good time to take Tosca out on her maiden voyage. Destination: Decatur Island. I finally felt like I had enough done that I could safely take her out.  I had new chain, new anchor line,...

15 August 2017

Location: Decatur Island, WA Chris and I separated the boats again so that I could try out my anchor under engine power. We tried to anchor Tosca two difference time and both times the anchor drug. I will be returning the Lewmar 16 lb. anchor (that is supposed to be...

14 August 2017

Location: Decatur Island, WA The wind storm had passed and Chris was able to hot wire the engine so I could now start the boat.  I untied from the mooring ball with Chris on-board and I practiced docking on both sides of the dock as this was my first time to dock...