Trips

Trips

When not working on Reviews or Projects, we try to have fun taking trips on our boats. This is a list of some of the most recent trips we have taken, and stories behind them.
Jan
17
Meet Kaos!

Meet Kaos!

Kaos is a 1994 Symbol pilothouse yacht that became part of our family in January 2022
11 min read
Dec
16
Rendezvous is for sale!

Rendezvous is for sale!

Rendezvous, an Ocean Alexander 420 Sundeck motor yacht, is for sale!
6 min read
Nov
04
A few days at Oro Bay

A few days at Oro Bay

Oro Bay on the south end of Anderson Island in the Salish Sea is a beautiful anchorage with a nearby park, quiet privacy, and wonderful views.
7 min read
Apr
10
Virtual Happy Hour & Tech Talk

Virtual Happy Hour & Tech Talk

I think we are all missing the social aspect of owning a boat – chatting with other boat owners about projects, harrowing adventures, and everything in between. While we can’t all get together like we normally would, I’m going to try a virtual version, hoping that you will join me!
1 min read
Nov
15
One year after switching to power

One year after switching to power

I switched from sail to power a year ago and haven't looked back. There are pros and cons, but I am glad I made the switch!
9 min read
Apr
10
Friday Harbor round trip

Friday Harbor round trip

After working on lots of projects this winter on Rendezvous, I was itching to get out on the water and test all of them on a longer journey. I was delighted at the opportunity to accompany a friend and her boat up to Friday Harbor for the season, and the trip was wonderful!
15 min read
Feb
10
Poulsbo and Bainbridge snow adventure

Poulsbo and Bainbridge snow adventure

After having Rendezvous on the dock for the last few weeks, I was itching to get out on the water and enjoy some winter cruising. Crew member Jake was free early on a Friday, so we set off to Poulsbo for the weekend.
11 min read
Nov
28
Boat exploration, a shock and a fire

Boat exploration, a shock and a fire

The last few weeks have been very busy aboard Rendezvous. I have spent most of the time learning the boat, exploring wiring and systems setup, and working on some projects that were first on my list.
14 min read
Nov
15
A new family member

A new family member

I am excited to introduce a new family member - Rendezvous. She is a 1988 Ocean Alexander 420 sundeck motor yacht with lots of neat features and extras. After a whirlwind process of selling Grace, Rendezvous became part of our family in early November
13 min read
Oct
03
Pender Harbour back to Seattle

Pender Harbour back to Seattle

After visiting Princess Louisa Inlet, it was time to return home to Seattle. The journey from Pender Harbour back turned out to be much more difficult than getting there.
21 min read