A Celebration of the First Mariners of the Salish Sea By Richard Walker ou hear the songs coming across the water before the prows of 11- and 13-person Northwest indigenous canoes come into view. One by one, the canoes draw...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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