In the water in Anacortes

Well, we made the two hour drive to Anacortes, and arrived at the Skyline Marina on Fidalgo Island.  They were pretty busy, but they still got to Southern Star fairly quickly. They loaded her up on their “Monorail” sling crane and lowered her into the water.  I’m not sure, but she looked a little scared hanging 20′ up in the air.  Or maybe that was Stella looking scared.

Once she was in the water, we motored her over to the slip in which we’ll spend the night. We stepped the mast and got all her rigging all set up.

Then it was supper time.  We drove into town and had some truly excellent pizza at the Pizza Factory that our friends Mark and Dorothy would have appreciated.

We also took a scenic drive on the loop drive through Washington Park.  What gorgeous scenery.  Here are a few pictures of the incredible view from there.

Dave at the water’s edge on Burrows Bay.

Stella enjoying the late afternoon sun over the bay

And Southern Star at sunset waiting for us to come back to spend the night on her.

Oh, and for you geeks out there, this was written on a Windows 8 tablet tethered to my Nokia Lumia 900 Windows Phone.

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  1. Dad

    We wish we were with you. It appears that it will be a fantastic voyage.

    Tim, how did you get that first picture? I figure you threw Stella overboard with the camera. Stella, you’re amazing. How did you keep the camera dry? Did he circle around and pick you up?

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