Sea Stories

Sea Stories2018-03-14T00:34:57+00:00

The Cormac Incident, Part One

Aiki was safely anchored in Taiohae bay on Nuka Hiva in the Marquesas. While the anchorage tends to be a bit rolly, it is a safe and secure anchorage. The rugged peaks rise steeply, unable to hide their volcanic origins, rough and rugged. These peaks create the valley which extends down past the surface of the Pacific Ocean and forms [...]

June 9th, 2018|Travel|0 Comments

A Taste of the Delta

A Taste of the Delta To me the Delta feels like homecoming. It's intoxicating. Here I am on my oceangoing vessel on a river in the country. I happily feel myself transforming into the river rat and feel I could stay forever. In the distance traveling the levy network is light country traffic. Closer by I hear sheep [...]

December 31st, 2017|Articles, Travel|0 Comments


Blue The water is always bluer on the other side of the pond “My world is blue” says the old song, and as I sit in the Tuamotus on my sailboat, I think of the many shades of blue that have colored my world in the two years I have been cruising. We left Seattle on June 1, [...]

December 31st, 2017|Articles, General, Travel|0 Comments