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Missy’s Famous Margarita Recipe
I have been working on this recipe for years…..really.  There has been a lot of testing and discussion and each time we perfected it, well you guessed it, no one wrote it down!  This weekend we did and I am … Continue reading →
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How Much Battery Power Is Enough?
Pacific Yachting Magazine – June, 2018 by Melissa Gervais Growing up in my house, it was quite common to hear, “Turn the lights off when you leave the room” or “Who left the lights on? Do you think we are … Continue reading →
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Equipment Dust Covers
DigitalDeckCovers fabric dust covers act as a filter to trap dust, dirt, lint, pet hair, ocean salt and spills before they can ever reach your gear, providing system protection that will likely prolong its life since these contaminants are one … Continue reading →
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Plastic Soap Dispenser made from Ocean Debris
Method introduced a new dish and hand soap packaged in a plastic bottle made from ocean debris.  Company employees actually collected the plastic debris in Hawaii from the so-called Great Pacific garbage patch. Mr. Lowry, who has the title of … Continue reading →
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Women and the Realities of Voyaging – Seminar
This one day course, offered by BlueWater Cruising, is designed for women who are planning an offshore adventure or extended cruising.  Both speakers were featured at the 2018 VIBS Women’s Day and received amazing feedback for their depth of knowledge.  … Continue reading →
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The first Women’s Day at the Vancouver Boat Show was a success!
The day started with an inspiring presentation from our keynote speaker, Pamela Bendall. Her travels, with her 14 metre sailboat Precious Metal, took her from Alaska to Mexico, Galapagos Islands, Peru, Ecuador, Cocos Islands, Central America and Panama.  First of … Continue reading →
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Looking For The Perfect Gift?
Still looking for the perfect gift for the “women who boat” in your life? What about a ticket to Women’s Day at the Vancouver Boat Show? An all day event on Sunday, January 21st that includes great guest speakers, a … Continue reading →
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Women’s Day at the Vancouver Boat Show
This has been four years in the making!  I am so excited about this project!  Pacific Yacht Systems has teamed up with Navis Insurance, Pacific Yachting Magazine and Western Marine to host Women’s Day at the 2018 Vancouver Boat Show.
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Chasing Coral – A Netflix Original Documentary – A Must See For Boaters
“Coral reefs around the world are vanishing at an unprecedented rate.  A team of divers, photographers and scientists set out on a thrilling ocean adventure to discover why.” I just watched this documentary and I was overwhelmed.  The dedication of … Continue reading →
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Mosquitos on the Boat
I live with someone who does not get bitten by mosquitos nearly as much as I do.  I have been told that I have “sweet blood” and that is why they are more attracted to me than other people.  While … Continue reading →
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