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Heavy Weather

Date/Time: Tuesday, September 23,2014 Location: Comox Weather: Gale warnings, Rain, winds up to 40 knots.

This morning started with rain showers and intermittent sunshine and very little wind. But the forecast was for gale warnings in the afternoon with winds building up to 30 knots and increasing to 40 knots tomorrow. So we decided to […]

Inside Passage | Ship's Log | Weather

Comox Harbor

Date/Time: Monday, September 22, 2014 Location: Moored in Comox Harbor Weather: Light rain showers; winds S.E. 15 knots

Early morning, Goose Spit, Comox Harbor

We like Comox. We have a few friends here, the countryside is nice, the harbor is excellent, and it feels rather civilized. And the harbor prices are a bit more […]

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 […]

Maintenance | Preparation | Weather

Ready, set,…

Today we tied up loose ends so we can depart Haines in the morning; cars and trailers are farmed out to friends who will assist with transportation when the time comes, post office keys were turned in, and the boat was provisioned and readied for sailing.

Unfortunately, the weather outlook does not look favorable. With […]

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