WAITING ON WEATHER

I am still anchored in Portage Bay off Frederick Sound.  The weather last night was horrid with wind gusts and driving rain.  The same has continued all day today.  Another yacht came in after me yesterday, he is going south as well and can’t make progress either.  No one in a small low powered boat … Continue reading WAITING ON WEATHER

OH WHAT A NIGHT, DRAGGING ANCHOR

Last night we anchored in Fingers Cove, a spot recommended by a friend we had met along the way who had been to Glacier Bay seven times previously. When we entered Fingers Cove it was high water, we made a few attempts to find a suitable anchor spot and couldn’t. There were shoals and deep … Continue reading OH WHAT A NIGHT, DRAGGING ANCHOR

BUSY IN SITKA

Today has been full on action all day. This morning I started some maintenance, replaced the toilet inlet hose, put a new non return valve in the bilge pump discharge, made a new gasket for the engine raw water strainer and did a thousand and one other little jobs outstanding.

PULLED A SICKIE TODAY.

I woke up this morning not feeling too chipper.  A blinding headache and lethargy.  I had a cup of tea and lay down on the salon settee and slept for another two hours.  Last night I cooked up a concoction of pasta, pizza topping and salami (sounds awful but tastes quite good).  The salami was … Continue reading PULLED A SICKIE TODAY.

BOAT ALONE

Today was my first day on the boat alone.  I kept busy stowing all my gear and finding all sorts of new discoveries in every nook and cranny.  At first the contents of my three large bags appeared to voluminous to fit the available space.  However, everything go stowed neatly away with space to spare. … Continue reading BOAT ALONE