Mother’s Day 2021

Hap py Mother’s Day! Alix wanted to go for a real sail for Mother’s Day. I (Ben) was all too happy to oblige. We invited along our friends David and Tori. Wind was a paltry 5 knots, went slightly over 8 at one point, then settled in a 2.7 knots for the afternoon. We were […]

Move to Chinook Landing Marina

We received a surprise phone call, Chinook Landing Marina has a slip open for us! Shadow has been berthed in Foss Harbor Marina, in Tacoma, WA, and the marina itself is nice, however the slip that was available is for a smaller boat. In order to get out of the slip we had to use […]

Mimi & Clara’s First Trip!

We have been easing Clara into the boating scene, and she has loved every minute so far! Today we cast off the lines and took her out for the first time. The sails stayed down and we only motored, to get her used to the sound of the motor, and being away from the dock […]

Picking Up The Boat!

Today is the day! We made it through the lengthy closing process and I (Ben) am picking up S/V Shadow. Our new [to us] 1987 Catalina 36! It has been a couple years since we had a boat and Alix and I are beyond excited to get back out on the water and go cruising […]