s/v Narnia

The Adventures of Scotty, Sue and Dan aboard Narnia

3 Mile Paddle Exploring the New Wetlands

We posted earlier about the Tidal Wetlands Restoration that is happening around our home in the delta and how it is opening up new areas and habitats, well we decided to take advantage of this...

Out with the Old, In with the New

Phase 1 of Narnia's electronics refit is well underway. Info on the refit is here and here.

This week we removed the...

Tidal Wetlands Restoration Project and Cruise On the Delta

The crew of Narnia are very fortunate to live on the Delta in Northern California. Some of the reasons we purchased here was because it was adjacent to a large wildlife preserve and the miles of waterways offered great kayaking, power boating, and a "no low...

Christmas Comes Early for Narnia

Christmas came early at the land based house. Narnia's new electronics have arrived!! This should keep the crew busy in planning/design mode until her haul-out and minor re-fit in Q1 2022. You can read more about that plan

Post Sailboat Show Spending for Winter Projects

We made if home from the Sailboat Show in Annapolis without buying anything for Narnia other then a couple of nautical dish towels and hats, but the trap had been set. For some time we knew that we would need to update Narnia's circa 2005 electronics suite....

Throwback Thursday

Since we are attending the Annapolis Sailboat Show today, I thought it would be fun to include a post from one of our 1st sails on Narnia. 3 years ago today.

10/14/2018

Great day sailing. We hove-to for lunch outside of Angel...

Monday in Annapolis Maryland

While Sue was busy at the hotel running conference calls/earning $ to support my retirement life/boating addiction, I took a 6 mile walk along the beautiful trails of Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis. It was a warm muggy day and the park was fairly deserted. I...

Sunday in Annapolis Maryland

Sunday, October 10th 2021: First full day of our visit to Maryland found us playing tourist and visiting some lighthouses along the Chesapeake Bay. We drove South from Annapolis to the Solomon Islands area to walk around downtown and visit the

Clean Boat, Sunny Day, High Tide, Good Breeze.. What to do? What to do?

Since Narnia's crew has been away exploring the Galapagos, she has sat idle for a few weeks and was in need of a bath to clear away the accumulated soot and scum deposited by the smoke of the recent Northern California wildfires. The completion of the...

Friday Retirement Life

While Sue and Scotty were home working to support my degenerate retirement life, I went to visit Narnia to see how she faired after the uncustomary freak September lightening and rain of the past evening(The rain was a blessing for those fighting the wildfires...