Hi, We’re Bill and Nina and we love to spend time on the water. Our favorite way to spend time on the water is on a sailboat. Our boat is Gypsy, she’s a Cascade 36. Our home port is Portland, Oregon on the Columbia River. We are heading to Mexico for new adventures. We have also made trips north to the west coast of Vancouver Island and to the Gulf and San Juan Islands.
Nina started out as a reluctant sailor, but once she got over tipping she has been having fun. She was a geography major which is a great help in reading charts. She was a children’s librarian. Now she is learning Spanish. Her other interests include: Books, gardening, guitar, cooking, knitting and sailboat maintenance.
Bill bought his first sailboat when he was 12. He was an art major. He made a lot of art, but somehow also ended up working in a library. His true love has always been boats, so retiring and taking off sailing has been wonderful. He plays classical guitar and hopes to paint again.