It’s a cool Saturday morning and the M/V Guemes is on one of its 23 daily runs ferrying vehicles and passengers between Anacortes and Guemes Island. The ferry crosses the mile-wide channel as the new day makes a showy entrance....Read More...
Richard Walker spent part of his childhood on a Chris Craft Super Sport in Long Beach, California, got his first taste of sailing on a catamaran in Newport Beach, California, served as a helmsman and quartermaster aboard USS Manitowoc (LST 1180) from 1980-84, and married a lovely San Juan Island woman of Irish and Coast Salish ancestry who also happened to own a 26-foot Nordic Tug. He is a writer, author, and poet serving as a deckhand aboard the M/V Guemes.
Calcite in her heyday – the 1920s. Roche Harbor is known as a premier Northwest resort community and boating destination on San Juan Island. What’s more, when you sail or motor into this deep, protected harbor on the island-studded, U.S.-Canada...Read More...
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