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Welcome to Missy Goes Boating

For the past 20 years,  I have been cruising the Pacific Northwest in my 34 foot Bayliner "As You Wish". I manage to get out most weekends from April to October with a couple of one week visits to the Gulf Islands or Desolation.  I love a good dock party or a side-tie in a remote anchorage and live for flavourful snacks, fun cocktails, a stack of magazines and a healthy dose of dock talk.

missy

Cruise my website and blog for:

  • Tips & Tricks for menu planning, food preparation and storage

  • Easy to prepare appetizers for your dock party

  • Drinks with umbrellas

  • "Why didn't I think of that?" products

  • Favourite reads for the back deck

  • Onboard health and beauty

  • And the tunes...................

Missy & Jonathan

Hi! I'm Missy and this is my big red dog, Jonathan. I am a weekend warrior who loves to cruise the Pacific Northwest. I am a shopper and love cool products that actually work. My friends and I spend countless hours floating, sipping beverages and talking about what works and what doesn't. We didn't invent any of this stuff but we sure like to think we did.

Latest Posts

The Seagull Cocktail

A classic Caribbean cocktail and winner of this year's coveted Centre Bay Cocktail Contest.
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My New Favourite Skin Care Products

Many years ago I worked for a Vancouver based skincare company called Enzo Trevi.  It was the early 80’s and skincare was nowhere near as prevalent as today.  I started using the products because I worked at the company.  I will always remember spending the afternoon with one of the product architects, Ursula Wagstaff, and…
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Classic Centre Bay Hot Crab Dip

This is a dock favourite and really highlights the sweet flavour of our West Coast Dungeness crab. Can be served with crackers, bread or even vegies (for the Keto crowd).
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Easy Breezy Stuffed Artichokes – Toaster Oven Style

This quick and easy appetizer is a crowd pleaser and shows that you put a little more thought into the dock party than a bag of Miss Vickie's!
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Cool Products

I tried the plastic wine glass route but it is just not the same as real glass. I have been using this storage box for almost 10 years and it is a great way to save your wine glasses on the high seas.

Not sure how this works but it does. Sticks to a flat surface and won't fall over. Pick it straight up when you want a drink. No tippy canoe for this coffee cup.

This champagne or wine bucket is made of plastic but looks like fine crystal. So wine a little and laugh a lot.

 

Great for a day of hiking. Keep your cell phone charged and your body hydrated!

The Sperry Bionic Collection is made from material that is spun from plastic recovered from the ocean. Each pair of shoes is made from 5 recycled plastic bottles. Brilliant.

 

It is annoying but it happens. White streaks on dark clothing. This professional-grade sponge removes deodorant residue and most makeup powder stains from clothing.