Adventures of Whistler

August 18, 2022

S/V Whistler – End of a Chapter

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Facing the Decision As the boat work continued, Monty became more convinced he wanted to sell the boat. Prior to his retirement, and buying the boat, we had been Whistler weekend warriors, driving up from [...]

June 4, 2022

Whistler Wanted Some Love

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Despite the fact that Whistler is a very sound boat, no boat wants to be left idle for so long. Overall she is in good condition, thanks to Larry, her caretaker. She appears to have [...]

New Zealand’s Border Opens

By |June 4th, 2022|Categories: 2022|Tags: , |

After being locked out of New Zealand for over two years, we booked to fly from Vancouver to Auckland on the first available flight. With six carefully packed pieces of luggage full of parts and [...]

May 30, 2022

2021 Year-End Letter

By |May 30th, 2022|Categories: 2021|

December Alpenglow in Whistler Happy Holidays!  2021 was another year away from our boat due to the ongoing border closure in NZ. Despite the many lockdowns and pandemic restrictions, we had a very good year [...]

January 13, 2022

2021 Boat Charter in BC

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Last spring, after Whistler-Blackcomb was forced to close due to the pandemic, we found ourselves missing being on the water. It was the time of year when we would normally have been flying back to [...]

December 19, 2020

2020 Christmas Update

By |December 19th, 2020|Categories: 2020|Tags: , , , , |

This website has been a sailing blog devoted to recording our adventures on S/V Whistler, but we thought you deserved an update. It has been over a year since we docked our boat in New [...]