Author Archives: skippersteve

Annual Spring SKYHAWK Sunglasses Sale (2 for 1)!

We’re getting a late start on our spring SALE on our best-selling SkyHAWK sunglasses, but we’ve decided to extend it until May 30 so you’ll have lots of time to order your sunglasses! So buy any pair you want (just … Continue reading

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Restructured Pricing On The Nicest Rosborough We Know Of!

We’ve changed our pricing on “KOKOMO”, with twin Honda BF 150’s, Simrad autopilot with remote, Raymarine electronics suite including E-120 chartplotter, AIS, 48-mile radar, depth sounder, a wonderful 6-wheel salt water trailer by King, etc. and a looong list of … Continue reading

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SKYHAWK SUNGLASSES SPRING SALE! GET ‘EM 2 for 1!

On this first day of spring we thought you’d like a SALE on our best-selling SkyHAWK sunglasses! So buy any pair you want (just $14.98/pair!) and e-mail your FREE second pair desires to us and we’ll send both pairs out … Continue reading

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One-year test results: Three Extraordinary Boating Products

We promised you tests after approximately one-year, and so we’ve checked out (and used unflinchingly) these products for at least one full year. Here are the results: “CABIN WOOD CARE” (See “Easy Interior Teak Care” in the Op Ed Section) – Compactyachts.com reader … Continue reading

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You Tube Video of The 4th on the Sacramento/San Juaquin Delta

Thought you might enjoy this collage of wonderful photography by Judy Irene (freshairstudio.com) mixed with my music (“Passage” from the ‘Rain On Steaming Pavement’ album by Steve Reeves) from 2014’s 4th of July yacht trip with the Chico Yacht Club … Continue reading

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Our Beloved “Kokomo” Goes Up FOR SALE!

“I really think it’s the most expertly-rigged and outfitted RF-246 I’ve ever seen; maybe the finest overall vessel of its type in existence today … but I’m not objective. You take a look and see what you think.”  –  Steve … Continue reading

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Have you got an ALPHA LIST onboard and ready?

There are many checklists that go through your mind when you’re preparing to take your yacht ‘out’, but I want to suggest that (if you don’t already have one) you create an “Alpha Checklist” for your vessel, and get in … Continue reading

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When you need an MMSI # and your DSC …

A re-print of an important article – Your delightful weekend cruise from Pt. Townsend, WA to Friday Harbor, WA in the San Juan’s has turned to a nightmare. One minute you’re laughing at one of Hal’s out-of-date jokes – a fine … Continue reading

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Raised Pilothouse & Trusty Diesel – The NP-28 revisited

North Pacific Yachts has not been around a long time by yachting standards, but they’ve certainly made their mark in the yachting business since the company’s inception in 2004. The NP43, the yacht they started with, is still the largest … Continue reading

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The NAUTICAL FLEA MARKET is FREE!

Place your ad for anything nautical or of interest to folks who love boats and the sea! Click above on the NAUTICAL FLEA MARKET to list your boat, gear, supplies for free. We’ll bet you have “stuff” that would be … Continue reading

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