Building s/v Lemon Twist

I am no longer a captive to Lake Okanagan! That's not exactly a punishment that would get a person much sympathy. Our Dana 24 s/v Go With GUST-O is a heavy little cruiser that takes 3 days to move and launch at another body of water. That means you have to be serious about going there. ...

Can You Have Too Many Boats?

Well the obvious answer is yes, I guess. If you are a collector or hoarder, and have the storage room, you COULD (technically) easily have too many boats, or anything else, for that matter. I currently have three boats, and a new one under construction. How did this happen? Do I need them all? Is ...

Big Decisions & Big Adventures Go Hand In Hand

About a year ago, Brown Eyes and I were musing about "what's next?" for sailing s/v Go With GUST-O (GWG). We felt the need to take our little ocean boat back to salt water. That prompted us to entertain two possible trips: 1. Sea of Cortez/ Baja Peninsula 2. B.C. West Coast of Canada To further our understanding of ...

How Do You Do “NEW”?

Lyle, Ray, & Stasha Dinghy “New” is an appropriate word to open this article. New can be exciting, and it can be daunting. Innovative products and the continuous challenge for my clients to embrace change were my calling card in my career as a manufacturer's representative. So, although I'm used to living on the leading ...