netherlands_map 06 2019 route Sálvora lighthouse view Strait_of_Dover route 06 2019

Southbound, Netherlands to Spain

Our fine mid-June weather as we departed Germany soon deteriorated. The sun had disappeared after the first day, and by the time we were approaching the Frisian island of Terschelling the weather was wet and blowing a near gale. All hands (both of us!) were busy with lookout, depthsounder, chartplotter, radar, and radio as we […]... Read More

Where is Irene?

We are leaving Cambridge Bay, Nunavit, Canada today. Getting close to the most technical part of the trip as we get near the ice. We are making new friends, taking lots of photos and enjoying our trip. When we get real Internet it will be possible to pay photos and updates. Until then We post […]... Read More

Departed Puget Sound 6/7/17

Irene and crew are underway again. Here’s a link to our position reporting map: https://share.garmin.com/PeterNiemann We expect to be at sea a couple of weeks as we cross to Dutch Harbor. Cheers, Ginger and Peter... Read More

2017 Winter projects

Wintering over at a marina and boat yard where the Dude abides! Port Townsend Boat Haven was a great choice for our winter boat projects. We spent our days on the dock surrounded by wildlife in this healthy marina. Herons stalked between boats for fish and shrimp while turnstones cheerfully peeped and moved en mass […]... Read More