Latest Writings -
2004 (See below for
the rest of the journal writings.)
Twenty - My father-in-laws bald eagle adventure
Nineteen - Kelsey has written a humorous article about
waiting for spring.
Eighteen - Flotilla 2004 home Page
Seventeen - Lake of the Woods Pelicans
Sixteen - 2004 flotilla Overview
Ten - The 2004 Flotilla Itinerary
Eleven - "Sail Trim" An article introducing the basics of sail shape.
Twelve "Why parents should teach
their kids to sail and take them cruising!"
The Cockpit Mosquito Tent (Part II)
Fourteen Tacking Down Sturgeon Channel
Fifteen John's really, really, descriptive essay of a
morning sunrise on Lake of the Woods.
Part II - Day
Part III -
Part IV - Night
The following are
summaries from summer 2002 sailing trips.
and Jennifer's Family Trip Summary - 8/3-8/15
Note: Part II still needs some proof reading.
Jerry, Julie, Darrin,
Anne's trip Summary - 7/20-7/27
and Claire/Scott and Karla's Trip Summary - 6/26-7/3
and Nicole's Trip Summary - 7/7-7/14
Mark and Jean's
Trip Summary - 7/15-7/20
Mark and Val's
Trip Summary - 7/27-8/2
was our first cruising story and the story that launched the
original Alpha web site.
Superior Chartering - Apostle Islands 1999
The following journal
entries were written during the 2001/2002 refurbishing of the Alpha.
Journal One - Take Out Day, Oct. 2001
Journal Two -
John's "reupholstering the boat cushions" adventure.
- Alpha provisioning List and First Aid Kit recommendations.
Journal Four -
April in Minnesota (A Shackleton like adventure).
Journal Five -
The work begins!
- Workday II
- Making headway on the head and Flush
- Izaty's Launch Weekend
Journal Nine -
The Cockpit Mosquito Tent (Part I)