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Ketchikan | Maintenance | Preparation

Spring visited us today

Barb tidies up the halyards

Occasionally Ketchikan sees spectacular boating weather, even in winter. Today was one of those days–warmer temperatures and blue skies were too much to pass up today.

We dressed up CAMAI in her sails and removed most of the winter covers so we could take her out for a shakedown […]

Ketchikan | Maintenance | Weather

Winter arrives…

That’s right, winter snow started falling the day after we arrived. Our friends tried to convince us that it really WAS a nice winter, until we brought the cold and snow with us. Oh well, there’s plenty to keep us busy for the rest of the season…like fixing the furnace.

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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 […]

Clarence Straits | Ketchikan | Ketchikan Yacht Club

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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