Maybe all is not lost when shipping containers go overboard. Fascinating video of a lost container, subject of a study by Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute.
This is how our Freedom 30/32, Sunshine II (soon to be just Sunshine) looked when we arrived in Hingham. This is how she looks now. To get this far required repairing the cracked keel, fairing the keel, scraping off the old bottom paint, sanding the bottom, applying new anti-fouling paint, dropping the rudder, repairing the […]
I’ve just returned from the scene of a conundrum. A few days ago a Whidbey visitor left a comment here on Tidal Life about a section of dock that had floated up and lodged on a local beach. They asked for my help finding the correct agency to remove it. While I was flattered to […]
Summer on the beach can lead to burning. The smoke rises every weekend from beach fires, camp fires, backyard fire-pit gatherings. The first week of July we add fireworks. And all season long there’s barbecuing. I love to cook on the barbecue, but each year as I face another couple of months of adding extra […]