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Planning a Puget Sound Sailing Trip

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Every year I get asked: how do you plan your sailing trips? When planning a trip, I ask myself some basic questions, and from there, consider conditions and amenities specific to that trip. We sail a 19-foot West Wight Potter, manufactured by International Marine. Whisper is a trailerable sailboat with… Read more »

Hammersley Inlet and sailing Rich Passage

Puget Sound presents many challenges to boaters, and narrow Hammersley Inlet is one of them. Linking Shelton to the rest of Puget Sound, eight-mile-long Hammersley Inlet is like a saltwater river, with currents occasionally reaching five knots. This was my first trip through Hammersley. A few days later, after visiting… Read more »