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Clarence Straits | Trollers Cove | Vixen Harbor

Clarence Strait

By , on Friday, August 17th, 2012

Itinerary: Vixen Harbor to Trollers Cove Weather: 53 deg. F., Sunny, calm Forecast: Light winds becoming southerly to 10 knots by late afternoon

After a long morning walk on the beach, we raised anchor at 0930 hours. The bottom in Vixen is heavy, black glue-like mud that takes some effort to remove from the anchor […]

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Food | Vixen Harbor

When the Tide is Out…

By , on Thursday, August 16th, 2012

Foraging adds a gourmet touch to the standard ships stores…

WHEN THE TIDE’S OUT…the table is set.

It may sound trite, but this old Alaskan saying reflects the bountiful food supply along Alaska’s coastline. Although we don’t recommend “living off the land” (it’s a lot more work than it sounds,) beach foraging adds […]

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Vixen Harbor

Enjoying Vixen Harbor

By , on Thursday, August 16th, 2012

Location: Vixen Harbor Weather: Sunny, light northwest breeze, fog bank visible to the northeast Forecast: Winds northwest to 20, 4-foot seas in Clarence Straits

Barb wanted to spend a day exploring Vixen Harbor instead of pushing on–after some discussion, we agreed Vixen is a nice stop.

We took a couple of nice beach hikes, then […]

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Frosty Cove | Vixen Harbor

Sailing in Ernest Sound

By , on Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

Itinerary: Frosty Bay to Vixen Harbor Weather: 53.7 degrees, fog, light southeast breeze, occasional sun breaks, barometer 1025.4 Forecast: Heavy fog warning until 1000 hours, then partly cloudy with northeast winds to 15 knots.

MOTU at anchor, as the fog begins to lift in Frosty Bay

This morning we explored Frosty Bay including […]

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