Technical articles about sailing, boats, and sailing gear.
This lady sails like a dream. The Skipper has worked endlessly to enhance her performance. The new sails get OMOO sailing upright again. This is a super exciting step for OMOO as sails were original from 2001.
Wait for me: A note from OMOO.
OMOO talks! Yes, she’s alive and tells all…
The custom made dingy davit has changed life on OMOO. So many advantages on the design of this project: Ease of launch and retrieval. Safe while sailing, no drag. Motor is left on dingy but protected from theft. The list goes on and on. See the launch here:
After the Fun
After the fun comes the repairs.
OMOO and Crew – June, 2022
OMOO wanders – true to her name.
Sitting in the Cockpit
There’s nothing like sitting in the cockpit watching the world go by. Mother Nature provides the backdrop for the marina as it plays an orchestra of sounds. Halyards tinkling in the breeze, docks creaking as they ride the tide. The shrill of the kingfisher diving for breakfast in a flash of feathers. A raucous screech…
January Jumpback to Humpbacks
Humpback whales swarm OMOO on a warm summer day in Desolation Sound. These magnificent creatures are coming back in steadily climbing numbers. They are curious and love to come close to say HI!! https://vancouverisland.ctvnews.ca/humpback-comeback-whale-researchers-say-species-making-dramatic-return-to-b-c-waters-1.5480862 Grab a morning cup of coffee and enjoy this exciting video taken by our loyal friend and crew, Ken Wilson. Thanks…