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My Boat | Belldandy

Like many sailors, for Steve Allwine all it took to fall in love with sailing was that first lesson. Since then, he learned to sail on the Salish Sea and when the right boat came along, he snapped it up. Steve and family’s 2002 Hunter 326 Belldandy is the perfect boat for their coastal cruising adventures […]

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Power made easy: Airship’s electrical upgrades

Before our 5-month trip up the Inside Passage to Alaska aboard Airship, we did some major upgrades to Airship’s electrical power system. Now, after five solid months on the boat – mostly away from marinas, here is a summary of how the system performed, what we learned, and what our “ideal” power system might look […]

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Tale of Terrapin

“I thought you loved that boat,” my wife said when I mentioned that I was thinking of selling Terrapin. “When I looked in her log book, I realized that I haven’t rowed her since April.” My wife looked on, still surprised. “And, Terrapin is a great boat, but she’s not the most comfortable thing to […]

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