DOUBLE BAY TO BURNEY’S BEACH, QUEEN CHARLOTTE SOUND

This morning, the day opened with low cloud, light rain and a slight S’ly breeze.  I had a perfect sleep last night and feel refreshed this morning. After breakfast I picked up the anchor and sailed out of Double Bay under staysail.  The breeze was very light, just enough to keep us moving along up … Continue reading DOUBLE BAY TO BURNEY’S BEACH, QUEEN CHARLOTTE SOUND

MISSIONARY BAY TO DOUBLE BAY, QUEEN CHARLOTTE SOUND

Sunday lunch time I departed from Missionary Bay. Weather still not nice with low cloud and rain showers. Destination is Double Bay on Queen Charlotte Sound. This bay looks like providing good shelter from the south and is on the route to Pelorus Sound, my final destination. A stiff wind took us out of the … Continue reading MISSIONARY BAY TO DOUBLE BAY, QUEEN CHARLOTTE SOUND

WHIRLPOOLS AND TIDE RIPS

Woke up this morning to the same weather forecast, gale warning North Westerlies as usual. The sky was very overcast, low cloud and a chill in the air, one of those very grey days. But it was quite calm so we kicked off at six hoping to get some distance in before the wind picked up. We motored out … Continue reading WHIRLPOOLS AND TIDE RIPS