Sailing onboard Sangha


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Kirk Kirkland

By Phone:

253 222 8628

Deception Pass

Rocky cove and  anchorage on
Sucia Island

sangha at the dock

Sangha:  a 36 foot center-cockpit Morgan Out Island

sangha sails

Captain Kirk

dave paddles


Sunset at
anchorage near Sucia Island

sail south

Paddling intimate channels of San Juan Islands

Join me for a week of sailing to San Juan Islands aboard Sangha.  Along the way you'll learn enough to be able to charter a sailboat or repeat the trip in your own boat.

Sailing for a week, you learn these additional skills:

  • Naviagation skills:
  • Plotting and following a course.
  • Estimating arrival times
  • Planning for tidal currents
  • Radio operation.
  • Monitoring emergency channels
  • Calling marinas to schedule moorage
  • Docking and anchoring.
  • How to dock boat in small marinas
  • How to snag mooring bouys in State Parks
  • Kayaking


Stuff you'll need:

Rain coat,
Warm vest
(Cold mornings -- 45 degees on  water)
Boots and padded gloves for kayaking
White soled shoes for working on deck.


Bring your own

Bring your own cearel or
Something for oatmeal (Berries, bananas, apples.
Milk is provided.

Tossed salad provided
Bring your own salad dressing.

One pot dinners are pasta or rice 
with sauce and vegtables added. 

No red meat.
Bring your own fish, shrimp or packaged salmon.


Guest use Masters cabin equiped with
double bed, private head with sink and toilet.


      On board equipment:

       Sangha carries three kayaks and one dinghy:

Two 9 foot singles
One 13 foot double.
One 12 foot zodiac with outboard.

Bring a water proof dry bag for kayaking to keep your camera and wallet dry.  


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                            south sound