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Juneau--Auke Bay

Auke Bay to Taku Harbor

The old retort, gears and other equipment are still visible at Taku Harbor Cannery site.

Weather: Calm, patchy fog

Calm weather and patchy fog conditions prevailed as we left Auke Bay at 0750 hours. The fog was forecast to lift early, and winds would build slowly during the day to 15 in the […]

Juneau--Auke Bay

Auke Bay Layover

Auke Bay Weather: Rain, Fog, Breezy

We elected to stay in Auke Bay another day, waiting for better weather. Forecast southerly winds of 20 with 4-foot seas are enough to keep us out of Stephens Passage. We spent the day continuing to organize and prep the boat, planning an early departure tomorrow.

Juneau--Auke Bay

Auke Bay

Weather: Rain, Breezy

Today is a “lay day” in Juneau, to service the boat and provision for the next leg of the trip. After fueling we moved CAMAI into Auke Bay Harbor and used the day to change filters, fill with propane, and generally organize the boat for extended travel. Miss Elsie Dog enjoyed several […]

Juneau--Auke Bay

Haines to Auke Bay

Weather: Cloudy, Light Winds Departure: 0520

Finally, the weather forecast is for light winds, allowing us to escape Lynn Canal without the discomfort of powering into 3-4 foot seas. An early start gives us the option of being south of Berner’s Bay before the afternoon winds pick up in the northern reaches.

Our departure was […]

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