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August 14, 2018

Offshore

After leaving the Strait of Georgia through Dodd Narrows we spent a few days in the Canadian Gulf Islands and cleared US Customs in Roche Harbor at the northern end of the San Juan Islands. August is prime
August 5, 2018

Vancouver Island

A little bit tired of travelling we left Port McNeil and sailed down Johnstone Strait for 2 days and crossed Seymour Narrows back to Campbell River. After so much downwind sailing we had forgotten how
July 28, 2018

Shearwater to Port McNeil

Shearwater turned out to be way busier now than it was in early June when we came through. People were tied up to anything that floats. It was like a scene from Waterworld. The showers were just as good
July 24, 2018

Higgins Passage

After 4 days on the outside we ran out of Nutella and had to find a passage to the inside again so we could stop by the little town of Shearwater. There is only a few options to cut back inside, the most
July 20, 2018

The Outside Passage

For the return trip we are taking the 'Outside Passage' instead of going through Grenville channel, Fraser and Graham Reach again. It is more remote and exposed to the sea so we are expecting some good
July 18, 2018

Dixon Entrance #2

When we went north Dixon Entrance, one of the two crossing exposed to the ocean, was calm like a lake. But this time we got to sail. With winds from the southwest we had to beat into it most of the time.
July 15, 2018

LeConte Glacier

As agreed upon we showed up at the Alaskan Vistas coffee hut at 10am to go on our Glacier tour. Sylvia, the guide, and as it turned out also one of the owners, gave us a quick overview of what we were
July 15, 2018

Wrangell

The town of Wrangell on the north side of Wrangell Island and just south of the Wrangell Narrows was going to be our northernmost destination in Alaska. Located at the delta of Stikine River it has amazing
July 15, 2018

Meyers Chuck and Berg Bay

After picking up Stephanie directly at the float plane dock of the Ketchikan Airport we headed straight north. With the wind behind us we sailed up Clarence Strait and pulled in to Meyers Chuck just before
July 4, 2018

Misty Fjords

It turned out to be pretty misty in Misty Fjords, who would have known... After leaving Ketchikan we sailed with the south wind, up Behm Canal. The wind was so good we skipped our intended anchorage and