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Tenacious Diary: The Artists

By Chaverin McKenzie Lydia
Lydia Chaverin McKenzie and her husband Patrick, on their 50’ sailboat, Tenacious, are sailing north along the Inside Passage in British Columbia. As we sail north along the east coast of Vancouver Island, we planned to visit the U’mista Cultural Center, a First Nation museum with the mission to ensure the survival of all aspects of the cultural heritage of…
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Lifestyle

Tenacious Diary: North to Alaska

By Chaverin McKenzie Lydia
We did it! We made it to Alaska! We started to believe that we could do it when we were approaching Prince Rupert, but with the wind, seas and fog up here, it never feels like it’s a sure thing until it happens. As we crossed into Alaskan waters, we toasted our arrival with Patrick’s spur-of-the-moment international blend of Jack…
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Lifestyle

Skinny Girls Don’t Have All the Fun

By Mary Kelly Selover
My Way, “mine own” 23-foot sailboat, has been in the water for almost two months. But due to travel and other commitments, today is just the second time I was able to join my crew to race. The boat’s crisp new sails were about to take their maiden voyage. I hoisted the main, which glided up the mast smoothly and…
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