Spring Commissioning

Spring Commissioning

It is that time of the year again for us to start dreaming of our sailboat, an Islander 28, harnessing the winds as we sail into the sunset. First we need to get our boat back in the water though. Spring commissioning is always a very busy time of the year for us....
Ready to Launch

Ready to Launch

Tomorrow is the big day! Aurion, our Islander 28, is finally ready to launch after a very long wait for the weather to come around and for us to get her ship shape for the upcoming summer of sailing on Lake Pepin. This year we have a number of projects that we have...
Settee Cushion Replacement

Settee Cushion Replacement

Islander 28 – My seat hurts! So we’ve enjoyed our Islander 28 for two seasons now and for our third season we thought it would be nice to replace the foam cushions in our settees. The fact is the settees are also where I do my sleeping in the hot summer months while...
Lake Pepin Fall Leaves

Lake Pepin Fall Leaves

A Fall Photo Tour We took Aurion, our Islander 28 sailboat, out for a fall leafing last weekend, and what a beautiful weekend it was! We really lucked out on the weather, sunny skies, warm temperatures and just a bit of wind to get a little sailing in both Saturday...

A New Home for Our Islander 28

Last weekend we made the move to a new marina a little further down the river. Our Islander 28, Aurion is now resting peacefully at Lake City Marina. The marina is owned by the city of Lake City, Mn and has a panoramic view which is unsurpassed on Lake Pepin. Last...