Tuesday, July 12, 2005


Still working away. We took Makena to Bowen Island for the weekend. A change of scenery and the perfect locale to celebrate our first anniversary. We enjoyed a leisurely dinner at Blue Eyed Mary's restaurant in Snug Cove. Candlelight, linen table cloths, flowing wine and our new boat, our someday world voyaging vessel waiting for us at the dock.


Steve applying cetol to the rubrail.


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The teak rubrail unfinished.

Saturday, July 09, 2005


Steve laying down on the job (avec Naomi & Dave). Van Isle Race 2005.


Sunny morning after a long night (Rich, Bill "Bunkie" & Jim). Van Isle Race 2005.


Peaceful Winter Harbour. Van Isle Race 2005.


The Van Isle racers and the Tall Ships meet in Victoria. Van Isle Race 2005.


Lots of boats behind us. Hey Rich, Baby, it's all good. No it's awesome! Van Isle Race 2005.


Graham and Naomi leading the foredeck in a stretching class. Van Isle Race 2005.


Steve and Debbie teach the Kinetic crew a new card game... Van Isle Race 2005.


Everyone hiking hard. Van Isle Race 2005.


Water rushing by with the poled out reacher. Van Isle Race 2005.


Comox to Campbell River. Van Isle Race 2005.


The ol' Stingray gang together again. Van Isle Race 2005.


The route around Vancouver Island.

Start of the Van Isle 360 Race 2005


For two weeks in June Steve and Debbie participated in the Van Isle 360 race. The race starts in Nanaimo and goes all the way around Vancouver Island, finishing in Nanaimo. We raced on Kinetic (Beneteau 47.7) www.kineticsailing.com