Month: July 2016

Up, up and away!

Our stay at Squirrel Cove was delightful and productive.  The weather was perfect – hot and sunny – which made for some great swimming.  Tony had on his to do list to assemble and install the SSB (Single Side Band) radio antenna.  We worked together to complete the assembly in the morning and waited until […]

Whales and sails

We left Newcastle Island and enjoyed a lovely sail almost all the way to Pender Harbour.  Glorious!  Running the water maker, we filled our tanks.  The solar panels did their jobs with no intervention from us! Pender Harbour turned out to be a lovely anchorage containing many little coves, most of which were filled with […]

Water and mast steps……..check!

Our stay at Newcastle Island came to an end on a really high note.  Tony finished the Spectra 150 watermaker installation and we filled our tanks for the first time without a hose!  I don’t think that I have ever seen Tony so excited!  We can produce 6 gallons/hour through reverse osmosis without starting the […]

Mayaluga has new Skipper

Mayaluga enjoyed hosting some generous folks who supported one of the wonderful festivals we have here in Victoria, BC – Creatively United for the Planet.  Hilary and her husband Lawrence purchased the Silent Auction item that Tony and I donated – a 4 hour sail on Mayaluga with a locavore lunch and brought along two […]