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.


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 2nd Annual Women’s Day at the Vancouver Boat Show – A Total Success!

On Saturday, February 9th, 2019 the Vancouver Boat Show hosted the 2nd Annual Women’s Day.  This year Susan Pickrell, Regional Supervisor Maritime Search and Rescue,  was our keynote speaker and she captivated the audience.  I met Susan years ago on a training exercise with the hovercraft,  I was on a crew with the, then, Coast…
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The Codfish Dream – Chronicles of A West Coast Fishing Guide

I grew up in Cobble Hill, BC and while I was in high school my best friend, Heidi, talked me into working at a fishing resort during the summer. At roughly the same time, a young fishing guide by the name of David Giblin was working a few miles away at a fishing resort on…
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Women’s Day at the Vancouver Boat Show 2019

Join us on Saturday, February 9th 2019 for Women’s Day at the Vancouver Boat Show.  A full day of boating seminars and guest speakers designed to educate and inspire.  There are lots of topics to choose from ranging from electrical, emergency procedures, towing, offshore life, boat insurance simplified and great places to visit in the…
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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 happy to share it with you: 1 cup tequila 1/2 cup Triple Sec 1/2 cup…
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Cool Products

Great for a quick trip to town to get groceries. Has multiple storage compartments, comfortable handle grips and folds up to store away.

Sterling Silver starfish charm with a spring-ring clasp. Take the beach with you.

Prep, serve and store. Five bowls, stainless steel interior, plastic exterior, non-slip bottoms with lids. Hot or cold.

Wheels on the back make it easy to throw your bag ontop. I have wasted a lot of money on coolers to find one that works! Sometimes available at Army & Navy or Costco.

Whatever way the wind blows, you will be prepared!!

Update those old pillows!!! Double-sided, measures 18" X 18" made of plush, soft fabric. Perfect for a day dream.