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Shakedown – Part 10 – The Last Hurrah

As we hauled up our anchor after a pleasant layover at McMiken Island State Park in South Puget Sound, we could smell the end of our Pacific Northwest cruise, and the finale to our shakedown of Esmeralde.  In order to deliver the boat back to the factory in time for them to hit our punch list and prepare the boat for her truck-ride across the country, we had to think about getting her back to LaConner.  We figured we had two more nights.   Continue reading Shakedown – Part 10 – The Last Hurrah

Shakedown – Part 7 – Seattle

We left Port Townsend after a short but pleasant visit.  The forecast for heading south into Puget Sound was perfect.  Glassy calm and partly cloudy.  We were eager to continue on, and our destination was a big one: Seattle.  Neither of us had ever been to the city before and we thought it would be fun to see it by boat. Continue reading Shakedown – Part 7 – Seattle