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Fraser Reach and Graham Reach

Date/Time:Wednesday, September 10, 2014 Location: Horsefly Cove Weather: Light winds, High overcast, Barometer falling slightly Plan: Hiekish Narrows, Finlayson Channel, Jackson Passage to Mathieson Channel

Coghlan is a good anchorage for a number of reasons–room, proper depth, good holding, etc. But it does get windy. The wind started building about midnight, so I double-checked the […]

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Kumealon Is. to Coghlan Anch.

Date/Time: September 9, 2014 21:15 Location: Coghlan Anchorage just west of Hartley Bay Weather: Calm night, clear with a little haze, full moon Plan: To Bishop Hotsprings via Verney Passage to Ursula Channel – weather permitting

We awoke this morning to dense fog that didn’t start lifting until 11:00 am. We took our time with […]

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Prince Rupert to Kumealon Island in Grenville Channel

Date/Time: September 8, 2014 Location: Kumealon Island Weather: Clear, full moon, strong northerlies subsided at sunset Plan: Finish length of Grenville Channel and anchor at Coghlan Anchorage by Promise Island. Alternative destination Lowe Inlet.

After a rainy day yesterday in Prince Rupert we woke up to dissipating fog and clear skies today. Elsie got a […]

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“Rain Rupert”

Date/Time: Sunday, September 7, 2014 Location: Prince Rupert Rowing & Yacht Club Weather: Mostly Cloudy, calm Plan: Depart tomorrow, southbound to Grenville Channel area.

Today Prince Rupert lived up to its nickname. Our reasonably nice morning weather changed to steady drizzle and heavy fog with moderate breezes by mid-afternoon, as a weather front passed through […]

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Foggy Bay to Prince Rupert

Date/Time: Saturday, September 6, 2014 Location: Foggy Bay to Prince Rupert Weather: Light winds, Fog Plan: 2 nights in Prince Rupert to provision; then south via Grenville Channel

Weighing anchor in Foggy Bay

With a forecast of fog dissipating later in the day, we took our time and left foggy Foggy Bay about […]

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Ice House Cove to Foggy Bay

Date/Time: Friday, September 5, 2014 Location: Anchored in Foggy Bay Weather: Clear, Calm Plan: Another leg south tomorrow, either Dundas Island or Prince Rupert

We departed Ice House Cove at 0830 this morning under a low overcast with calm winds. Today’s route took us down the channel on the east side of Bold Island, to […]

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The Docktopus

Date/Time: Thursday, September 4, 2014 Location: Ice House Cove Weather: Light Drizzle, light fog, calm Plan: Head south to Foggy Bay, relax and prepare for entry into Canada

Today we started our journey.

Just before departure we were visiting with some new friends, Michael and Susanna Sharp (s/v Bluewater) and learned a new term. We […]

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