SUMMER FOG

Today I didn’t see much, most of the day was spent in fog.  I rounded Cape Scott at the top of Vancouver Island less than half a mile off but it remained invisible, shrouded in fog.  Of course fog meant little wind so I motored from Bull Harbour around to Sea Otter Cove on the … Continue reading SUMMER FOG

ACROSS QUEEN CHARLOTTE STRAIT

This morning started with beautiful calm weather at Fury Cove.  North Westerlies, fifteen to twenty knots forecast, perfect to carry us around Cape Caution and down to Vancouver Island.  In expectation of a wonderful sail across Queen Charlotte Sound I set off. Once in Fitz Hugh Channel I came across five humpback whales breaching.  It … Continue reading ACROSS QUEEN CHARLOTTE STRAIT

FURY COVE

Yesterday we transited the daunting Spitfire Passage, tonight we are anchored in the evocatively named Fury Cove on Penrose Island. Today we have been treated to beautiful clear sparkling weather and warm, no hot, sunshine.  On the route today we dodged between rocks, reefs and islands.  Once clear of Bremner Cove this morning the route … Continue reading FURY COVE

CAPE CAUTION ASTERN

It was an early start this morning as I was fairly determined to get around cape Caution today and the weather forecast was for strong N Wly winds again.  Bloody headwinds, so Mr Yanmar was put to work again.  Finally at 09:00 after some serious pitching and rolling we rounded Cape Caution and started out … Continue reading CAPE CAUTION ASTERN