Summer about Victoria 2011 On the water around Vancouver Island

Heading out on the water tomorrow – not walking on it mind you…
But going out for a ride on a 43’ Hanse

I spent four years in the 80’s (as a civilian) trundling around on everything from destroyer escorts (battleships) to mine-sweepers, gate vessels, tugs and the occasional submarine… learning how to be an marine electronics expert.

This will be fun. Sailing the old way… the better way… with the wind.

Click on the pic at left for the big view…

And relaxing while someone who really knows what they are doing takes the wheel. My brother-in-law is a ships pilot, instructor and all around great mariner – and his wife (my sister) knows her stuff too.

A bit more on the Hanse 43 over here

Heading out on the water tomorrow – not walking on it mind you… But going out for a ride on a 43’ Hanse I spent four years in the 80’s (as a civilian) trundling around on everything from destroyer escorts (battleships) to mine-sweepers, gate vessels, tugs and the occasional submarine… learning how to be an…