Category Archive for: ‘2018 North Coast BC’

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Northern Broughtons to Nakwakto Rapids

31 May 2018 | MB With a storm forecast for south winds up to 40 knots, we decided to take shelter in Waddington Bay because it is well protected from all weather. We took out the kayak to explore some of the surrounding islands. The winds have been building all afternoon so we’ve taken refuge on the boat, which is …

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Blackfish Archipelago

27 May 2018 | MB We finished our dreaded Johnstone Strait journey with current in our direction and about 10 knots of wind behind us. About as good as it gets for this body of water. We’re in the Broughtons now, anchored in Pott’s Lagoon which, in addition to being a nice anchorage, has a reputation for fine crabbing. So …

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Campbell River to Johnstone Stait

May 24 2018 | MB Campbell River was calling, so we came here today. Actually it wasn’t so much the place as the great grocery store, marine store and hardware store close to the marina that were the sirens for us. The marine store for some replacement spares, the hardware store for a tool to fix my windlass part and …

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Seattle to Canada

15 May 2018 | MB The two months since I retired have been a whirlwind of activity, getting the boat ready to go and provisioned for a three-month voyage. Amazingly, we planned for a May 15 departure and are actually leaving right on time. We pulled away from the dock minutes before eight o’clock and immediately began the transition to …

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Getting ready to escape

MAY 2, 2018 |

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