Archive for April, 2006

Physicist at Large

Posted on April 23rd, 2006 by Steven

Wai Whare was graced this weekend with our friends from Toronto, Matthew Q. and Erin. We took them out on a warm sunny Sunday afternoon. The winds were generally light, but they did pick up to close to 10 knots for us to criss-cross back and forth across Sidney Channel heeled about 10 degrees and […]

Good Friday Harbour

Posted on April 17th, 2006 by Steven

Wai Whare set sail on Good Friday for Friday Harbour, on San Juan island of Washington state. The weather was interesting: 20knots out of the south-west, gusting to 30 knots. (For reference, the coast guard advises “small craft” not to go out in winds above 25 knots). We made excellent speed, averaging almost 6 knots […]

Marine Mammals

Posted on April 17th, 2006 by Steven

We saw a number of marine mamals on our trip to Friday Harbour. We have some good photos for a change. Here they are:

Look up, look waay up.

Posted on April 10th, 2006 by Darusha

In preparation for our upcoming trip to Friday Harbor, we had to ready Wai Whare for a visit to foreign waters. This process included setting up a flag halyard for, among other things, courtesy flags of other nations. To get this up and running, I winched Steven up the mast in our new bosun’s chair. […]