Winter Solstice

Lake Pepin just south of the Marina break wall on a very chilly day. Shot at noon thirty on the first day of winter, still waiting for fin du monde, however. Happy...

HMS Bounty Sinks

Tragedy struck yesterday in the early AM when the HMS Bounty floundered and was lost in Hurricane Sandy. As of this morning the Captain, Robin Walbridge, is still missing with one other crew member dead. All of the remaining 14 crew members were rescued from two life...

Bon Voyage Ciel Rouge

  Our friends at Lake City Marina have sold their beautiful Kirie Elite 30s sailboat to some lucky sailors. We are very happy for them both. Now they have the enviable task of finding a new sailboat. I’ve been told they have already been out looking. The photo was...
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...