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by Billie Land
Hope everyone is having a great summer. Dan and I spent the month of August north in Canada on our boat. We have visited some new and some old haunts. The weather has been hit and miss. Mostly thick gray clouds have blanketed the sky, dimming the sunlight. There is so much power in the wind and waves. I am always amazed how much energy is created by the wind and confused waves with the currants. Water demands a lot of respect.
Red Knot & The Raccoons!
If you’ve been to Blake Island, you know how friendly the resident raccoons can be. The park hosts warn all boaters and campers to keep nothing edible anywhere in sight. A few weeks ago on the way back from a terrific South Sound cruise, we stopped for two days at Blake Island and got the usual warning…
Exchanging Burgees with the World’s Oldest Yacht Club
John Neese made the trip to the Royal Cork Yacht Club in Cork Ireland, the World’s oldest yacht club, and exchanged burgees. The Royal Cork Yacht Club was founded in 1720. It will be an honor to have that burgee added to our collection in the Wreck Room.
Women’s Group’s at Sunfield Farm & Waldorf School
On June 7th, the women’s group spent the afternoon touring the Sunfield Farm & Waldorf School in Port Hadlock. Pictures are worth a thousand words, so we hope that those of you who were unable to attend enjoy seeing our experience through the photos as much as reading about it...
Women’s History Vessel Felicity Ann
The wooden boat sailed by the first woman to make a single-handed Atlantic crossing in 1952-53, sailed into Port Ludlow on June 16th and received a warm welcome from PLYC members. The visit was part of Felicity Ann’s “Victory Lap” debut voyage with an all-women crew, calling at eight ports in three weeks to share...