Mishaps

How to avoid a rock strike

How to avoid a rock strike

By Linda Newland The adage about boating in the San Juan Islands goes, “It’s not if you will hit a rock, but when.” For some …

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Split hose almost sinks boat

Split hose almost sinks boat

By George W. Shaw Years ago, I began motor sailing after losing the wind. Although drowsy from the midday sun and the boat’s gentle motion, …

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