After the recent posts about boardings in the night, you perhaps thought this post would continue along that line. But no, it is just the annual Pirates Cruise the United States Power Squadron puts on at Sand Island on the Columbia River at St. Helens.
This is the FIRST time I have been able to fully participate and enjoy. It will most likely be the last one we will attend, as we hope next year at this time to be 'up north'.
And Salty Toe's treasure chest full of booty was eventually pulled from the sand!