Cascadia Burgee


Wise and Witty Word Wonderings of Walph
and others

It's the Duty of we Ancient Mariners to be kindly and take all you Youngsters by the hand (in matters of the sea, that is.) Guiding and Mentoring you down the paths of Rigging Righteousness and Seaworthy Semantics. Ever Leading forward out to the Horizon. So that you MAY.... Someday..... become Sage and Salty Seniors.... as we be.

Ever wonder just what he means?

The International Code Of Signals
1892 Edition
  in PDF format 16,350 KB

The International Code Of Signals - PUB. 102
1969 Edition   (Revised 2003)
  in PDF format 2,671 KB

The physics of sailing

Online Nautical Dictionaries

Jim Stein's Nautical Terms

NOAA Tide Glossary


WWI   The War At Sea



Ralph's Really Right Renaming Regimen by Ralph Ahseln

And now... Some sea stories:

Not All Angels Are Good Angels by Ralph Ahseln - Oct. 2018

Sailing To Allegory by Ralph Ahseln - Oct. 2017

Come Cruise With Us by Ralph Ahseln - Oct. 2016

This Is A Ghost Story by Ralph Ahseln - Oct. 2015

SCREWGED by Ralph Ahseln - Dec. 2014

Numbered days by Ralph Ahseln - Oct. 2014

Solo... not exactly by Ralph Ahseln - Oct. 2013

Invasive by Ralph Ahseln - Oct. 2012

A Day Remembered by Ralph Ahseln - May 28 2012

The Perrrfect Tree by Les Blackwell - Dec. 2011

A Warfinger Tale "AMARANTHINE" by Ralph Ahseln - Oct. 2011

A Warfinger Tale "Just Another Day At The Marina" by Ralph Ahseln - Nov. 2010

A Warfinger Tale "Those Days In October" by Ralph Ahseln - Oct. 2010

A Warfinger Tale by Ralph Ahseln - Dec. 2009

Torment In Teak by Ralph Ahseln - Oct 2008    WORD files 1,    2,    3

Once Upon A Night In The Marina by Ralph Ahseln - Dec. 2007

Happy Birthday Ralphie by Ralph Ahseln - Oct. 2007

Race Day by Ralph Ahseln - Oct. 2007

Destination by Ralph Ahseln - Oct. 2006

And now... Some Poetry:

Old Tree by Ralph Ahseln - March 19th 2015

It All Began With by Ralph Ahseln - September 22nd 2010

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