Photos

New Zealand Cruise 2020

  • The Nook anchorage Whangarei
  • Truce anchored in Tutakaka Harbour. Photo, Ray Penson
  • Flat calm Whangamumu Harbour. Photo Ray Penson
  • Marsden Cross Photo Ray Penson
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  • Treaty Grounds Photo Ray Penson
  • Treaty House Waitangi Ray Penson
  • Waka shed Waitangi Grounds Photo Ray Penson
  • Treaty Grounds 2 Photo Ray Penson
  • East Cape with Lighthouse on top Photo Ray Penson
  • East Island Photo Ray Penson
  • East Cape Astern Photo Ray Penson
  • Entrance to Cooks Cove Photo Ray Penson
  • Sunrise in Oyster Bay Photo Ray Penson
  • Dirty fuel from the primary filter
  • Truce at Anchor in Oyster Bay Photo Ray Penson
  • Steven working hard sailing, Micky (wind vane) is steering Photo Ray Penson
  • Lunch at Ratimera bay Photo Ray Penson
  • Ship Cove Photo Ray Penson
  • Truce in Richmond Bay Photo Ray Penson
  • Jacobs Bay Campground Photo Ray Penson
  • Heading South down Pelorus Sound Photo Ray Penson
  • Blue Cod before Photo Ray Penson
  • Blue Cod after Photo Ray Penson
  • Gravel foreshore at Burney’s beach Photo Ray Penson
  • Burney’s beach memorial Photo Ray Penson
  • Interisland Ferry passing Jacksons Bay headed down Tory Channel to Wellington Photo Ray Penson
  • Long Bay Anchorage on a calm morning. Photo Ray Penson
  • Ominous evening cloud brought wind Photo Ray Penson
  • Pancakes turned out OK
  • The Giants House Photo Ray Penson
  • Giant House – Mosaic Sculptures Photo Ray Penson
  • Coffee and Croissants in Akaroa Photo Ray Penson
  • Early morning in Akaroa Photo Ray Penson
  • Birds taking a morning perch on Truce. Photo Ray Penson
  • Butchers Shop Akaroa Photo Ray Penson
  • Early Morning Alarm Clock Photo Ray Penson
  • Little Pig ready for duty tomorrow morning
  • Wrapping up warm for the night sailing down the coast Photo Ray Penson
  • Raymarine ST2000+ Tiller Pilot on the operating table. Photo Ray Penson
  • Diamond Harbour Jetty Photo Ray Penson
  • Christchurch Cathedral Photo Ray Penson
  • Parau Bay from the Coastal Track Photo Ray Penson
  • Books jumped the Bar and mayhem in Salon. Photo Ray Penson
  • View of Lyttleton from the Port Hills Photo Ray Penson
  • Botanical Gardens Photo Ray Penson
  • The Remembrance wall on the banks of the River Avon Photo Ray Penson
  • Lyttelton Marina Photo Ray Penson
  • Little Pig now has a name Photo Ray Penson
  • Sunrise hitting the hills above Lyttleton Te Ana Marina Photo Ray Penson
  • Wooden Carving watching over Te Ana Marina Photo Ray Penson
  • Christchurch from the Port Hills. Photo Ray Penson
  • New Red cedar insert glassed over with cloth and epoxy resin. Ray Penson
  • Repairs finished – nothing to see here Photo Ray Penson
  • Truce anchored in Watering Cove taken from Observation Beach Photo Ray Penson
  • Quiet morning in Richmond Bay Photo Ray Penson
  • Spirit of New Zealand overtaking Truce after French Pass. Photo Ray Penson
  • Torea Bay on Queen Charlotte Sound. Photo Ray Penson
  • Dynema loop and low friction ring as turning block for boom preventer Photo Ray Penson
  • Soft Shackle attachment, rope tail to running backstay. Photo Ray Penson
  • Memorial on Queen Charlotte Track. Photo Ray Penson
  • Picnic Bay Camp Site. Photo Ray Penson
  • Approaching French Pass from the North. Photo Ray Penson
  • Heading south out of French Pass. Photo Ray Penson
  • Matsutec hustling along Photo Ray Penson
  • Early morning scene, Kenepuru Sound. Photo Ray Penson
  • Portage Bay. Photo Ray Penson
  • Picnic Bay, rocky beach. Photo Ray Penson
  • The Gap, Take-In Bay. Photo Ray Penson
  • First dusting of snow on the hills, Havelock Marina. Photo Ray Penson
  • Deserted Main Street Havelock. Photo Ray Penson
  • Restrictions on Recreational Boaties. Photo Ray Penson
  • Stevens Island. Photo Ray Penson
  • Approaching Cape Jackson on glassy seas. Photo Ray Penson
  • Cape Reinga from Spirits Bay. Photo Ray Penson
  • Dolphins welcome into Whangaroa Harbour. Photo Ray Penson
  • The Dukes Nose rock, Whangaroa Harbour. Photo Ray Penson
  • Hole in the Wall, Cape Brett. Photo Ray Penson
  • Sail Rock. Photo Ray Penson

Vancouver to New Zealand 2017

  • The Lure Finally Worked. Photo Ray Penson
  • Antifouling finished, ready for launching. Yacht Truce
  • Truce back in her natural element.Photo, Ray Penson
  • Through Hull Filled TRUCE
  • ICOM VHF waiting to be fitted
  • Viking Life Raft
  • Spring Blossom in Victoria. Photo Ray Penson jpg
  • My Loot from the Marine Garage Sale
  • Windvane Sail Rigged, ready to go
  • Clear sky, bright sunshine and crisp air
  • Downtown Port Townsend on a Sunday morning. Ray Penson
  • Provisions for Pacific Voyage
  • Neah Bay.
  • Neah Bay Anchorage and Fuel Dock
  • Rainbow over Neah Bay Marina. Photo Ray Penson
  • Mama Bucks Food Wagon, Neah Bay. Photo Ray Penson
  • Washburn's General Store.
  • Sealions hanging out in Newport Oregon. Photo Ray Penson
  • Mr Crab on a plate.
  • Toledo Boatyard Oregon. Photo. Ray Penson
  • Bushing fresh from Machine Shop
  • Rudder Unshipped and Hung Off
  • City Hall Toledo. Photo Ray Penson jpg
  • Main Street Toledo. Photo Ray Penson jpg
  • Approaching Golden Gate Bridge. Photo Ray Penson
  • Harbour bridge Newport Oregon Photo Ray Penson
  • Yaquina River Bridge - Just Walked Across.Photo Ray Penson jpg
  • Soft Shackles.Photo, Ray Penson jpg
  • Coastguard vessel returning from Yaquina Bar
  • Chat Plot Approaching Golden Gate
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  • Sailing under the Bay Bridge, San Fransisco
  • Oakland Marina, Alameda. San Francisco.
  • Departing San Francisco early morning.Photo Ray Penson
  • Entering the Tropics. Ray Penson jpg
  • Poled out Jib - worth the effort. Photo, Ray Penson
  • Truce Anchored in Lono Harbour.PHOTO Ray Penson j
  • Thirst Bees in Lono Harbour. Photo Ray Penson jpg
  • Truce Anchored in Lono Harbour.PHOTO Ray Penson
  • Post Snorkelling refreshment. Photo Ray Penson
  • Waikiki Beach. Photo Ray Penson
  • Winch Servicing on Truce. PHOTO Ray Penson
  • Mai Tai Time
  • Jessica Sailing in The South Pacific
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  • Wandering in Neiafu, Tonga
  • First refreshment in Tonga
  • Mariner's Cafe and Bar Nuku'Alofa
  • Jessica at Ouleva Island, Tonga
  • Truce Resting in Nuku'Alofa
  • Ha'amonga a Maui.photo Ray Penson jpg.
  • Captain Cooks Landing Place - cafe closed. Photo Ray Penson
  • Big Mamas Yacht Club.Photo Ray Penson jpg
  • Whangarei Lifting Bridge
  • Whangarei Town Basin, Northland
  • Heading into Auckland with no wind

British Columbia Canada 2016 – 2017

  • Inspecting Yacht Truce Rig. Photo Ray Penson
  • Yacht Truce Underwater profile – Photo Ray Penson
  • Peace and tranquillity on Vancouver Island – welcome after a North Pacific round trip
  • Nasty rot on spreader
  • Pacific Hickory Tug
  • Victoria Harbour and Parliament Building. Photo by Ray Penson
  • Captain Cook keeping watch on the Victoria traffic. Photo by Captain Ray Penson
  • Truce on a swing Mooring at Canoe Cove’ Photo Ray penson
  • All is quiet at Canoe Cove as the sun goes down. Photo Ray Penson
  • Life at sea, Calm and Tranquil
  • “Heading North through Dodd narrows” Photo Ray Penson
  • YACHT TRUCE
  • A long day and slow sail aboard Yacht Truce. Picture Ray Penson
  • Cassel Lake Falls Teakerne Arm Marine Park, Canada. Photp Ray Penson
  • Port McNeill Harbour Canada. Photo Ray Penson
  • Port McNiell burl the worlds largest. Photo Ray Penson
  • Alert Bay Church Port Mcneil Canada. Photo Ray Penson
  • Alert Bay Home of the Killer Whale Port Mcneil Canada. Photo Ray Penson
  • London Taxi far from Home Port Mcneil Canada. Photo Ray Penson
  • Alert Bay Main Street.Port Mcneil Canada. Photo Ray Pensonjpg
  • New Bella Bella Fuel dock and Wharf Photo Ray Penson
  • Hartley Bay Church and Totem.Photo Ray Penson

Alaska Cruise 2016

  • Margerie Glacier, Glacier Bay, Alaska. Photo Ray Penson
  • Green Island Anchorage - Just Perfect. Photo Ray Penson
  • Fresh Salmon. Photo Ray Penson. Sailing Yacht Truce
  • Cruise ship Noordam entering a damp Ketchikan at six in the morning. Photo Ray Penson
  • Ruby Princess cruise ship in Ketchikan Photo Ray Penson
  • Old creek Street Ketchikan. Photo Ray Penson
  • A stormy night, Rain Rain and more Rain. Ray Penson.
  • Fresh Caught - but not caught by me.Photo Ray Penson
  • Sea to Plate in an Hour. Photo Ray Penson
  • Rock Dodging trying to enter Mirror Bay.Ray Penson
  • Bambi on the Port Bow. Photo Ray Penson
  • Coffman Cove Harbour. Photo Ray Penson.
  • Downtown Coffman Cove. Photo Ray Penson
  • Fresh Alaska Shrimp the best. Phoro Ray Penson
  • Six in the morning and clear of Gillespie Narrows. Photo Ray Penson
  • Hot springs bay, Alaska
  • Baranof Hot Springs dock.Photo Ray Penson
  • View from Baranof Island to Chatham Strait. Photo Ray Penson
  • Baranof Lake above Warm Springs Bay. Photo Ray Penson
  • View from trail behind Warm Springs Bay. Photo Ray Penson
  • Baranof Lake. Photo Ray Penson
  • Calm sunrise near Sitka. Photo Ray Penson
  • Natures Hot Infinity Pool. Photo Ray Penson
  • Sitka Pioneer Home. Photo Ray Penson
  • Totem Square, Sitka. Photo Ray Penson
  • Sitka Cathedral showing Russian Influence. Photo Ray Penson
  • Eagles on the dock in Craig. Ray Penson
  • Downtown Craig, Alaska.Photo Ray Penson
  • Humpback Breaching Photo Ray Penson
  • US Ferry Columbia heading to Sitka. Photo Ray Penson
  • Current in Sergius Narrows. Photo Ray Penson
  • A wet morning in Sitka harbour. Photo Ray Penson
  • Winter Harbour Anchorage, Prince of Wales Island. Photo Ray Penson
  • Flipper Beating Whale. Photo Ray Penson
  • Whaler Bubble Curtain. Photo Ray Penson
  • Exploring in the rain. Photo Ray Penson
  • Deweyville Anchorage where I hooked a wire. Photo Ray Penson
  • El Capitano Passage, Dry Pass. Feels less than 20m wide. Photo Ray Penson
  • West Coast Prince of Wales Island. Photo Ray Penson
  • Port Protection, Prince of Wales Island Photo Ray Penson
  • Wrangell Harbour at low water. Photo Ray Penson
  • Goodbye Wrangell Bears. Photo Ray Penson jpg
  • Meadow at head of Lyman Anchorage. Photo Ray Penson.
  • Boat Bluff Light. Photo Ray Penson
  • Philip Narrows on Princess Royal Island - very narrow
  • Klemtu Village and Harbour. Photo Ray Penson
  • Klemtu Welcome - seen better times. Photo Ray Penson
  • This evenings parking space with waterfall. Photo Ray Penson
  • A dark gloomy day going up Grenville Channel. Photo Ray Penson
  • Dryad Point Lighthouse North of Bella Bella. Photo Ray Penson
  • Sailing Chart, Yacht Truce
  • New Bella Bella Fuel dock and Wharf Photo Ray Penson
  • Blustery Anchorage in Codville Lagoon. Photo Ray Penson
  • Floating log with friends in Fitz Hugh Sound. Photo ray Penson
  • Pelican Harbour with State Troopers present. Photo Ray Penson
  • Pelican City hall Alaska. Photo Ray Penson
  • Pelican Post Office, Alaska. Photo Ray Penson
  • Main Street Pelican. Photo Ray Penson. Sailing Yacht Truce
  • The World Famous Bar, Pelican. Alaska. Ray Penson
  • Pelican Sea Plane Base with Flight Arriving. Photo Ray Penson
  • Seaplane landing next to boat entering Elfin Cove .Photo Ray Penson
  • Elfin Cove with Brady Glacier in the distance. Photo Ray Penson
  • Elfin inner cove and Village.Photo Ray Penson
  • Seaplane waiting to pick up Cruise Ship Pilot. Photo Ray Penson
  • Elfin Cove Post Office and School. Photo Ray Penson.
  • Coral Princess heading into Glacier Bay.Photo Ray Penson
  • Star Princess in Glacier Bay. Photo Ray Penson
  • Calm Morning in Bartlett Cove. photo Ray Penson.
  • Banberries. Do not eat, we were told.
  • Forest Flowers along the Shoreline Codville Lagoon.Photo Ray Penson
  • Walking around Hoonah
  • Icy Strait Brewing, Hoonah
  • Hoonah Town centre. Photo Ray Penson
  • Takush Harbour at Six Thirty in the morning. Photo Ray Penson
  • Ice not seen in fog. Photo Ray Penson
  • Downtown Wrangell during a non rain moment
  • Truce after a day of work
  • Petroglyph Beach Wrangell
  • Truce antifouled and ready for the water
  • Fishing Lodge on Wrangell Narrows
  • Truce at Anan Bay Photo Ray Penson jpg
  • State float at Entrance Island. Photo Ray Penson
  • Lemon Hart Rum and Stilton Cheese.Photo Ray Penson