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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

Tired of Your Throw Cushions?

For a really quick update, visit Fabricland on Marine Drive in Vancouver.  They have pre-made (with zippers) pillow covers in a number of different sizes and tons of different fabrics and colours.  Prices start at $4 and go up to $28 – there are lots to choose from, aisles and aisles.  I bought some blue…
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Really Fantastic Hashbrowns

A big shout out to the Shantina for this product recommendation, Golden Grill Hashbrowns.  They are freeze-dried (don’t give up yet) so they don’t take up freezer space.  Simply add boiling water, let sit 12 minutes and then pan fry.  They are fabulous and taste the same as frozen.  They are a blend of hearty…
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The WASPcam Action Camera

I recently purchased the WASPcam 9905 WiFi Action Camera.  My initial thought was to get some great action shots on the boat but now that I have it, I realized that the camera is great for looking under the boat.  I can check out the zincs on the v-drives without getting in the water.  Originally…
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My Favourite New Light Bar from LunaSea

I recently purchased a LunaSea light bar for my boat and I love it.  The back stateroom on the boat has always been dark as it only has two small overhead lights.  This lightbar lights up the whole room and then some.  It comes with a metal pad that is screwed into the wall and…
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Cool Products

It includes a light and 37 pockets!!!
Price: $109.99

You cannot believe how comfortable these Fitflop shoes are!  I have a couple of different styles.  They even lasted 10 hours in the Boat Show booth!   It's crazy!!

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Keep your glass of wine cool on the back deck without watering it down.  Keep them in the freezer and drop them in your wine, they are oval shaped for round bottom glasses.

This website is great for nautical-themed boat wares.  Everything from bags, jewelery, rugs, bed, bath and dining.  With some very unique gifts for those hard to buy for boaters.

Don't forget to check out the sale section!

 

My cousin Jeff wrote a book of poetry and it is really entertaining.
Price: $15.51

Just in case you have to get away to somewhere warm over the holidays!!
Price: CDN$ 80.21