Monthly Archive for: ‘July, 2018’

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Back around Cape Caution

24 July 2018 | MB We are back in Fury Cove after more than a month. It’s still beautiful and still popular. This time the tides cooperated by falling all afternoon so we were able to walk to one of the outer beaches. It also provided access to an outer island with some surf — the outer islands are exposed …

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Hakai Luxbalis Conservancy Area

15 July 2018 | MB We continued our journey south today and had to go out in the ocean for 30 minutes or so.its the first time we’ve felt the swell of the Pacific in more than a month. Luckily it was small, less than 3 feet, so we didn’t have any problems. We pulled into a nice anchorage called …

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Queens Sound

10 July 2018 | MB We headed south about 12 miles to Campbell Inlet, a skinny thing about 3 miles long with two narrow spots, one of which has substantial current and uncharted rocks so it is best run at slack water on a high tide. Luckily that happened to be at noon today — perfect timing for a lazy …

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Fiorldland back to Shearwater

5 July 2018 | MB Last night we had a rude awakening. At 2am a squall moved through with strong wind gusts, thunder and lightening. A fitting end to an excessively hot day. Today was Kynoch Inlet, another inlet with wild and magnificent scenery and part of the Fiordland Recreation Area. More snow-covered peaks and granite walls rising straight out …

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Burke Channel to Rescue Bay

27 June 2018 | MB We managed to break away from the magnetism of the dock and headed out to new places. But it was a leisurely start. We explored one potential anchorage but went on to another, Fougner Bay, a compact bay with a narrow, rocky entrance leading to a perfectly protected little nook with room for one two …

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