SPITFIRE PASSAGE – EXCITING

Oliver Cove was perfectly peaceful last night.  The heavens put on a show, shooting starts and galaxy’s galore.  Makes the planet earth seem very insignificant – is there life out there? After lifting the anchor this morning, I moved south through Reid Passage before heading east up Seaforth Passage to Bella Bella for a fuel … Continue reading SPITFIRE PASSAGE – EXCITING

A WONDERFUL SPARKLING DAY

As I departed the anchorage this morning it was just getting light and still a bit chilly.  The early start was to catch the ebb through Hiekish Narrows – which we did but it wasn’t very exciting.  The day brightened up as we travelled down Finlayson Channel, nice crisp air and bright sunshine and great … Continue reading A WONDERFUL SPARKLING DAY

PRINCE RUPERT – WEEKEND

Wonderful, it stopped raining – just a light drizzle now and again.  Slowly the damp from the last few days is drying up. John, Jennifer and Hillary came over this morning with some fresh date and walnut muffins which we had with tea and coffee – very nice.  Whilst I had extra hands around I … Continue reading PRINCE RUPERT – WEEKEND

PRINCE RUPERT – SOCIAL SCENE

Rain pissed down all day today, heavy in the morning and light in the afternoon and now what a local refers to as Scotch Mist in the evening.  A busy day doing chores as this is the first port call for a couple of weeks. Garbage disposal, two trips to the launderette, ship chandlers, Library … Continue reading PRINCE RUPERT – SOCIAL SCENE