I am a nurse, mother of 3 grown boys, new boater, cat lover, and addict to all things circus with a special dedication to flying trapeze. Nearly a year in and I love my live-aboard life...most of the time!
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Deception Pass

We bought this boat for several reasons. One of the primary purposes for having THIS boat is as a learning platform for me. Shawn grew up on the water…
Crabbing and clamming Cruises

Crabbing and clamming

We’ve been successful and less successful in our efforts to eat as much crab as possible during open crab season. We’ve been crabbing in Skagit Co, th…
The cat can swim Life Aboard

The cat can swim

The sky was nearly dark and I was in and out of the swim step, rinsing off the dishes from our crab dinner. I thought the animal swimming below the sw…
4th of July weekend Cruises

4th of July weekend

Crabbing is open and we had a goal...catch our limit and eat as much crab as we could possibly want. We were told that crabbing was good around Hope I…
Toys Cruises


A month ago we spent the weekend in Bowman Bay outside of Deception Pass. It was hot and beautiful and the bay was FILLED with people on human power w…