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Everlasting Sunshine.

by the First Mate

Petersburg is breaking records with the number of days we've gone without rain. Temperatures have been in the 70's and we are expecting clear skies through Tuesday.

We have scheduled our third Google Hangout for Saturday, 1PM AKDT, 9 PM UTC, 5 PM ET, 2 PM Pacific.  We hope to see you there!  

LINK:  https://youtu.be/u9bVe4nARVw

Ondine - This will help figure the correct time zone.

Packing began yesterday on the Veterinary Vessel Hallie for her trip to Thorne Bay and Coffman Cove with an anticipated departure somewhere around the 12th of June.  We are waiting for the next good tide to put her up on the grid and paint the bottom. 

I got a call yesterday asking if I was willing to horse sit over the weekend.  LOL! Yep, no problem. Looks like I'll be getting up earlier than usual for the next few days. 

Chuck is working on Williwa #4 and should have it complete withing a few days. 

Link to Chuck's Wednesday Street Beat radio program.  This weeks show was a tribute to BB King. 

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"Jim's book is thoroughly, entertaining and honest and for us to be included is an honor. 

If you dream of sailing off into the sunset after you retire we suggest "Sailing into Retirement" is a must read."

Chuck and Laura

Fellow shipmate, Fran Taylor, writes about her many adventures as crew sailing aboard different tall ships and she mentions one voyage in particular  during her time aboard HMB Endeavour where she meets a couple on their honeymoon.  Read the humorous tale of the seasick groom and how a new "private signal" was born among the Endeavour crew.
The first book I read after moving aboard Lealea.  A wonderful journey that got me dreaming.
Looking for a read that will make your stomach hurt from laughing?  This one did it for us!  A definite page turner.
-Chuck and Laura

"This Old Boat" If you can only have one book on sailboat maintenance aboard, this is the one.

-Chuck Rose

"This old boat" If you can only have one book on sailboat maintenance, this is the one.
Chuck and Laura

“The Ashley Book of Knots” by Clifford W. Ashley is, quite simply, the definitive work on knots.  We think if you have more than a passing interest in marlinspike seamanship or decorative knotting this book is pretty much a “Must Have” This book is a high mass volume. 
                       -Chuck and Laura
Fran Taylor was born and grew up in Scotland on the banks of the River Clyde.  She has sailed all over the world in a number of “Tall Ships” and has had a number of articles published. She is a regular on the guest  speaking circuit around Perth where she lives when not pursuing her dreams and answering the call of the sea. In 2012 she took part in the Titanic Memorial Cruise, a special event to commemorate the 100th
anniversary of the sinking. This book tells that story.
The story of Margo Wood and her husband Charles who began the "Charlie's Charts" cruising guide series. When her husband passed away she began to sail as a singlehander.   A wonderful story about a lady I admire a lot. - Laura  
An excellent read for anyone interested in single handed sailing. An inspiration for women. Anne had quite an adventure and this book is especially interesting to Albin Vega owners.- Chuck
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