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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 […]

Ketchikan Yacht Club | Maintenance | People

Ready to Get Underway

Date/Time: Wednesday, September 3, 2014 Location: Ketchikan Weather: Scattered clouds, breezy Plan: Prepare to leave Ketchikan tomorrow.

The weather outlook is good, and it’s time to head south on our journey to Puget Sound, but loose ends have kept us for a few extra days. Today we completed the vehicle repair and are ready to […]

Ketchikan | Ketchikan Yacht Club | Maintenance | Weather

Welcome Back?

Walking on ice is easy…it’s getting to the fish that’s tricky.

So it’s a little early to reappear in Alaska, but for a number of reasons we needed to be back in early February. Besides, all of our friends told us what a beautiful winter they were having in Ketchikan. And with a summer […]

Ketchikan | Ketchikan Yacht Club

Ketchikan

WEATHER: 55 F., Cloudy, Calm, 1019.1 Mb FORECAST: Cloudy, chance of rain

Ketchikan Yacht Club in Thomas Basin

After six years of living in quiet Haines, our first impression of Ketchikan was of extreme activity and business. We had forgotten how incredibly busy the harbor is in the summer time–Ketchikan is still a blue-collar […]

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Dora Bay to Ketchikan

WEATHER: 57 F., Overcast, Calm, Pressure 1019.7 Mb & rising FORECAST: Wind SE 10 to N 10 by afternoon; seas 3ft.

We spent a day in Dora Bay visiting with Floyd and Darlene, and prepared to sail on the 20th.

After the morning radio net, took the dog to the beach, and they invited […]

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