Posts Tagged ‘Aquila’

December 15th, 2018 - 1:33 pm § in The Ave Scene


I was out on the docks at Shilshole during this. Mygawd! At 285# I had to lean into the wind or be blown over. I guessed the wind on our dock was at 60 knots![...]

March 19th, 2018 - 11:43 am § in The Ave Scene

A Huge Loss … To Seattle and to Boating

The  End of the Future for My Home and for Many, Many Classical Boats … Daly’s is Gone! Going to Daly’s where  a magician had racks of pigment, will no longer be possible.  This story is sad for anyone restoring an old Seattle home and even sadder for anyone restoring an old woo[...]

August 18th, 2017 - 9:00 am § in Misc.

ORCA Can’t Get Lunch


August 7th, 2017 - 10:03 pm § in Misc.



August 6th, 2017 - 12:12 pm § in Misc.

GREAT BOATING TOY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


August 1st, 2017 - 1:39 am § in Donald Trump, Misc.

What is a TRUMPY?

For over half a century ending in 1974 Trumpy & Sons built exquisitely crafted motoryachts.  Custom designed for “Captains of Industry” like DuPont, Chrysler, Firestone, Guggenheim and Dodge, these luxurious and spacious yachts were considered the “Rolls-Royce of American moto[...]

June 15th, 2017 - 12:46 am § in Environment, The Ave Scene


WHEN OUR ORCA STARVE DAVID NEIWERT: Victoria photographer Mark Malleson took this photograph of the Southern Resident killer whale known as J-34, or Doublestuf, breaching while he was in the interior waters of the Salish Sea this spring. It’s a remarkable and frightening photo for orca lovers, bec[...]

June 9th, 2017 - 12:58 am § in The Ave Scene

Will Canada’s Oil Destroy the Puget Sound?

ORCA vs. Sand Tar Joel Connely, Seattle PI: No two places in North America look less alike than the tar sands of Alberta, a vast, Mordor-like oil field, and the blue waters and islands of the Salish Sea and Strait of Juan de Fuca, shared by British Columbia and Washington. The “oil patch”[...]

May 16th, 2017 - 12:24 am § in The Ave Scene

We Need Moth Races Off Of Seattle New Waterfront!

The Incredible Moth .. way cooler than the hydroes! These things are amazing. They can make 35 knot in a minimal wind.   Imagine Seafair with moth races replacing the hydros![...]

May 13th, 2017 - 7:48 am § in The Ave Scene

Is Donald Trump About to Sell Off the San Juan Islands?

Lovers of Our San Juan Islands Beware. We are so lucky to have the San Juans as a place where the poorest citizen can come and camp and I can bring my 34ft Aquila to anchor in skull cove. Now the Donald Trump administration is threatening to make the  27 national monuments , including the San [&he[...]