Tag Archives: Swiftsure

The longest 4 hours

The last words I heard from my husband via cell phone: “We’re just trying to survive!” Time: 1:01 a.m. on Monday. After that, I waited. And waited. It would be the longest four hours of my life before I’d hear … Continue reading

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73rd challenge for Queen’s Cup (part 2)

The sailors have returned! They sailed fast and finished at 3:06 a.m. Swiftsure crew reached up to speeds of nearly 11 knots without changing sails from Milwaukee to Muskegon. The race boat returned with the same number of people they … Continue reading

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Race Night

Liberty and Elijah, Mom, and Nana see Grandpa and Daddy off for race night off Holland pier.  The grandkids are impressed with the big boat, but also eager to get to the beach to build sandcastles and jump in the … Continue reading

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Oh Happy Day!

Our son, Andrew, and wife Bethany are here visiting from Minnesota.  PLUS, our two adorable grandchildren, Liberty (3 years old + 7 months) and Elijah (1 year + 5 months) are here entertaining us too!  Last evening Steve and Andrew raced aboard … Continue reading

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