New boat owners endure a multitude of experiences while climbing steep learning curves. Some lessons are basic, some are humorous and some are frustrating . . . all are expensive. We were no exception. It was spring and we’d just taken possession of our 25-foot sleep-aboard cruiser. For years, Judi and I had dreamed about … More Anchors Away!
For years, Jim and Judi dreamed of owning a boat like this. It brought them many unforgettable experiences . . . including one that almost cost them their lives. The scene was Kootenay Lake. This long narrow lake runs for 120 miles between mountain ranges. It’s surrounded by spectacular scenery. A tantalizing choice of bays … More Bearskins & Boat Rides – A True Story
David never knew his great grandfather, but he loved being out on the water in the late gentleman’s fishing boat. That affinity for water would soon lead to some memorable experiences. Soon after David would arrive at his grandparents’ cottage, he’d be in the boat and roaring out onto the lake. Unlicensed 12-year-olds shouldn’t be … More Water Wings