Sand Piper of California

After 17 years my old backpack is finally getting a little tired. After lots of shopping and research, I ordered the 5016 Bugout from SandPiper California for www.outofabag.com . I ordered my S.O.C. Bugout, in Foliage green. The Bugout has a generous 2900 cubic inches of Storage, with a quick  slash of a zipper it can […]

Shortwave Radio 

  Like most kids I was a lot to handle. When I visited Grandpa and Grandma there was just so much they could find  for us to do before they were worn out.  One day my Grandpa pulled this old set out of the closet under the stairs fetched a legal pad and a pencil. he […]

Day sailing

Picture taken outside Channel Islands Harbor. I took my sailboat out and put the rail down to test my water tank integrity after cutting inspection ports and installing deck fills. No leaks!

My Sailboat the Elan Vital

here is an excerpt from a letter I received from the original owner of my sailboat, The Elan Vital Hello Brent I saw your post on the Nor’Sea group and was surprised to find that Ted had sold the Boat. I know he was planning on it but I hadn’t heard anything for quite awhile. […]

My Sailboat the Elan Vital

here is an excerpt from a letter I received from the original owner of my sailboat, The Elan Vital Hello Brent I saw your post on the Nor’Sea group and was surprised to find that Ted had sold the Boat. I know he was planning on it but I hadn’t heard anything for quite awhile. […]